The Department of Economics is committed to the advancement of the science of Economics by contributing to its theory and empirical application with rigor and innovation in a variety of fields. It recognizes that the human person is at the center of the economy, and that economics is at the service of humanity. In line with the mission of The Catholic University of America, it seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research.

Martha Cruz-Zuniga

Chair's Welcome

"Welcome to the most innovative and rigorous programs in economics! If you are a prospective student, we invite you to join a select group of students who are becoming leaders in the economics field."
— Dr Martha Cruz Zuniga, Program Chair

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