Professor Lloyd Shapley wins the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics

UCLA is proud to offer our warmest congratulations to Lloyd Shapley who shared the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with Alvin Roth of Harvard University... Read More

The Department of Economics Presents "The Economics of the NFL"

UCLA Alumni Gary Beban and Troy Aikman, and Pittsburg Steelers minority owner Larry Paul participate in a panel discussion on "The Economics of the NFL" moderated by Professor Lee Ohanian. Watch the discussion here.

Understanding the Current Economy: UCLA Economists Speak Out

In recent months, UCLA economists have actively written and spoken about the current economic crisis. We have compiled links (in chronological order) to the various opinions and ideas put forth by our economics faculty on issues such as how the current disaster was allowed to develop, how the proposed economic policies are likely to work, and what the future holds for our economy.

Wall Street Journal featured an op-ed con-written by Lee Ohanian, arguing that payroll taxes funding Social Security and Medicare are progressive, not regressive.