Welcome to Department of Economics
Department of Economics, Universitas Andalas, was established on September 7, 1957 as the first department in the Faculty of Economics. The department serves three study programs: undergraduate program in Economics (UPE), master program in Development Planning, and PhD program in Economics.
For more than half a century, our Department of Economics is well-known for excellence of its teaching, advising, and faculty research, with a strong reputation for producing real world economists as well as academic ones. Our graduates have been hired at many leading economic institutions including government, financial institutions, corporate firms, legal sectors, and universities and research institutions. Our Economics Department has played a major role throughout West Sumatra and Indonesian’s economic development and planning.
The Department of Economics has 45 faculty members who teach and conduct research in the areas such as economic theory, applied microeconomics, applied macroeconomics, applied econometrics, behavioral and experimental economics, industrial organizations, development, public choice, international economics and trade, labor, monetary economics, game theory, information economics, economics of contracts and incentives, theory of economic thoughts, health and education, cooperative and Pancasilanomics.
Thank you for your interest in and support for the Economics Department, Universitas Andalas.
Endrizal Ridwan, Ph.D