Major program: The interdepartmental Mathematics-Economics Program provides interdisciplinary work for students whose interest may be in economics with a strong mathematical approach or in mathematics applied to business and economic topics.  The Concentration Program requires at least twelve advanced (200-level or higher) courses selected from the offerings of the economics and mathematics departments. 

In addition to satisfying the entry requirements, students must complete courses in both mathematics and economics as well as additional courses in mathematics or computer science.

Honors Program: Criteria for evaluating a mathematics-economics honors candidate are three-fold: performance in course work in the major, a written piece of research, an oral presentation of the candidate’s research.

Sample Courses: Vectors and Matrices; Linear Algebra; Multivariable Calculus; Introduction to Economic Theory; Quantitative Methods in Economics; Microeconomic Analysis; Macroeconomic Analysis; Mathematical Economics; Econometrics.

Number of Professors: 21

Mathematics-Economics Building
Title: Faculty Spotlight
Mathematics-Economics Building

Masami Imai

Associate Professor of Economics, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, Chair of the East Asian Studies Program, Director of the Freeman Center for East Asian Studies


Research Interests: The banking history of Japan; related (or connected) lending; political economy of banking regulation and supervision; and government ownership of financial institutions.