Welcome to the Department of Economics

Economics Faculty on the rooftop of their home, Cavanaugh Hall


  • January 21, Yaa Akosa Antwi (IUPUI), The impact of nurse turnover on quality of care and mortality in nursing homes: Evidence from the great recession
  • January 28, Angela Fertig (Medical Research Institute), Contraceptive choice after the Affordable Care Act.
  • January 29, Jyotirmoy Sarkar (Mathematics, IUPUI), Symmetric random walks 


Economics at IUPUI

The Department of Economics in the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI is proud to offer Ph.D. program that specializes in Health Economics. We launched the program in 2009, building on 20 years of success with our Master of Economics program, and drawing on our having been recognized as one of the top 200 economics research departments in the world and one of the top 80 in the United States.

The program’s curriculum was designed with the assistance of specialists in health economics. As a result, it brings together the best ideas from practicing professionals and experienced faculty.  



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Department Administration

Steve Russell
Interim Ph.D. Director:

Wendy Morrison 

M.A. Director:
David Bivin

Undergraduate Advisor:  

Shahrokh Towfighi
Administrative Support:
Dana Ward