M.A. in Economics

The Master in Economics program at California State University, East Bay equips students with marketable skills and enriches them intellectually by providing rigorous training in microeconomic theory, econometrics, and macroeconomic theory, as well as in fields such as labor economics, industrial organization, public economics, and international economics. Students also conduct empirical research and present it both orally and in writing. Our evening program allows students to combine work with study. Our graduates choose careers in economics, business, public policy, education, or they continue studying at the Ph.D. level in economics or other social sciences. The Department’s internationally diverse faculty were trained in some of the world’s leading universities and are active researchers in their fields of expertise. Our scenic campus and its location in one of the most dynamic technological, scientific and cultural hubs in the world is just another reason why choosing a Master in Economics at California State University, East Bay pays off!

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Program Accomplishments

Faculty Achievements

  • Dr. Jane Lopus, professor emeriti of Economics was invited by the American Institute for Economic Research to be a speaker at their economics teacher-training workshop in Great Barrington, MA on June 26.   The presentation topic was “Activities to Teach About the Role of Government in a Market Economy.”

College Achievements

  • The College has maintained its AACSB accreditation. The accreditation is for 5 years and will continue through the 2018-19 academic year.
  • The Center for Economic Education received funding from the Bay Area Financial Education Foundation, through the California Council on Economic Education, to conduct two workshops for high school economics teachers on August 5 and 6, 2014.  The workshops will be hosted by Merrill Lynch in San Francisco. 
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