Welcome

Welcome to the School of Economics

The School of Economics at Georgia Tech provides a crucial link for solving the complex challenges facing our world. Our faculty and students look to solve human problems cost-effectively and sustainably. By bridging social concerns, technology, and economics, we make choices that lead to improvements in the human condition.

News

Faculty Highlight

Patrick McCarthy

After nearly 20 years at Georgia Tech and an academic career of more than 44 years, McCarthy is retiring. “For me, this is simply a transition,” McCarthy said. “I view this as something similar to a ‘commencement.’

Student Highlight

Kaylin Berinhout

Kaylin wants to create an economic reform in the fields of the future, specifically in the intersection of the climate crisis, social enterprise, and income inequality.

Alumni Highlight

Jonathan Samon

Jonathan Samon graduated with his B.S. in Economics in 2001 and now serves as General Counsel for eProdigy Financial, LLC, which is involved in alternative finance for small businesses. 

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday April 28 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    IAC Faculty/Staff Virtual Awards Celebration

    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Location: Online

    The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts' Annual Awards Celebration honors outstanding employees.

  • Thursday May 6 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    President's Graduation Celebration

    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Location: Tech Green

    Graduates are invited to create one last Tech memory at the President’s Graduation Celebration on Thursday, May 6, from 11 a.m. until 2 …

  • Friday May 7 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Spring Commencement: Ph.D. Ceremony

    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Location: Bobby Dodd Stadium

    Congratulations to our 2021 graduates! Family and guests are welcome to celebrate your accomplishments at Georgia Tech's Commencement on May …

  • Friday May 7 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Spring Commencement: Master's Ceremony

    1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Location: Atlanta, GA

    Congratulations to our 2021 graduates! Family and guests are welcome to celebrate your accomplishments at Georgia Tech's Commencement on May …