Department of Economics and Finance

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Finance Professor Wins International Prize

M. Kabir Hassan is the winner of the prestigious IDB Prize in Islamic Banking & Finance. Dr. Hassan has supervised more than 45 doctoral theses, read more about our Financial Economics Ph.D. program.

Dr. Hassan Receives Award

Welcome to the University of New Orleans Department of Economics and Finance. The degree programs offered through our department provide students with both the essential foundations and specialized areas to meet the substantial demand in the work force.

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Economics and Finance

The Department of Economics and Finance is a part of UNO’s College of Business Administration which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The Department offers highly reputable degree programs designed to prepare our students to work in business, non-profits, government organizations, and more.

We offer two degree programs: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Finance and Doctoral of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.) in Financial Economics. Both the B.S. and Ph.D. programs offer a variety of courses in specialized fields for students to pursue their specific interests and goals. We also offer a Finance Concentration in the MBA program.

Our department was ranked 76 in the country in research by an article in the Journal of Finance. Our faculty have frequently won teaching awards, provided leadership in professional organizations and industry, and are committed to the success of our students. The Department also publishes a highly respected journal: The Review of Financial Economics. The success of the department resides not only in the quality of our degree programs, but also in the faculty’s commitment to excellence in teaching and research in various facets of economics and finance.