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Message from the Chair

Steven HaiderWelcome to the MSU Department of Economics! We’re glad you’re here. Whether you’re considering us for a bachelor's or a doctorate degree, seeking information about our world-class faculty and research, or staying in touch after graduation, we hope you’ll find the information you’re looking for.

I have had the privilege to serve as Department Chair since 2020 and have developed an even deeper appreciation for our community. Our faculty publish path-breaking research, write best-selling textbooks, win teaching awards, and advise public and private sector leaders. Our dedicated academic and administrative staff design and facilitate our programs. Our bright and resilient undergraduate students boast the highest post-graduation earnings in the College. Our accomplished Ph.D. students obtain jobs in top academic, government, and private sector institutions.  Our alumni reach the pinnacle of their professions and return to support current students, programs, and faculty.

Please browse our site to learn more about who we are and what we have to offer.

Thank you for your interest.

Go Green!

Steven J. Haider

Department Chair and Professor