Supplying the Skills in Demand
The LSU Department of Economics is committed to excellence in teaching and research. Our goal is to provide students with analytic skills and a breadth of economic understanding that prepares them for careers in business, government, or for further study in economics, law, or public policy. Frequently, our faculty are honored with teaching awards, publish in prestigious journals, and provide analysis used by key policymakers. Several faculty serve as editors of professional journals.
WAYS TO STUDY ECONOMICS AT LSU
Our programs teach students how to analyze complex economic problems, think critically, learn beyond the confines of a classroom, and be adaptable to the ever-changing demands of the workplace and global market.
The Department of Economics develops ground-breaking research in broad areas of macroeconomics, microeconomics, and econometrics. Explore our publications, research seminars, and more.
Our internationally recognized faculty are leaders in their fields and are dedicated
to sharing their knowledge and real-world experience with their students.
Louisiana Economy Forecasting Model
Economic forecasts for the state and the nine metropolitan areas
As a service to the State of Louisiana, the LSU Department of Economics provides economic forecasts for the state and the nine metropolitan areas of the state for the current quarter and three quarters ahead.
The Department of Economics within the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business launched the Louisiana Economy Forecasting Model in 2023 as a service to the state.
The Department of Economics within the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business has launched the Louisiana Economy Forecasting Model as a service to the State.
The E. J. Ourso College of Business welcomes seven new faculty members for the 2023-2024 academic year.