The Department of Economics and Legal Studies in Business in the Spears School of
Business at Oklahoma State University offers comprehensive and rigorous undergraduate
and graduate programs in economics. Our programs are designed to equip students with
the analytical tools required for conducting high-quality research and applying economic
principles to decisions made in business, government, and daily life. Our graduates
develop a fundamental understanding of human behavior and master analytical techniques
required to expand knowledge in our discipline.
The Department is also home to the Center for Applied Economic Research and the Oklahoma Economic Forecast.
Our faculty provide excellent instruction in the core fields of microeconomics, macroeconomics,
econometrics, and legal studies. Our major fields of study within economics include:
Our Ph.D. in Economics program offers rigorous training and opportunities for mentorship
by world-renowned scholars. Our faculty are intellectual leaders who regularly publish
in top journals in their fields. We are consistently ranked in the top 10% of all
economic institutions in the world by Research Papers in Economics (RePEc).