About the Department

The Economics Department is part of Pitt's Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. Our faculty’s research interests span a wide range of economics fields. We are committed to excellent research, teaching, and mentoring. Learn More>

Pittsburgh Experimental Economics Laboratory

Internationally recognized for experimental research. PEEL uses controlled methods to understand economic decision-making by individuals in different economic environments.

Working Papers

The Department of Economics maintains a working paper series as a means of disseminating faculty research to a wide audience at an early stage.

Seminars & Brown Bags

The Department of Economics hosts six main seminar series: Applied Micro, Econometrics, Experimental, International, Macro, and Theory.