Strong principles and innovative vision

College of Economics

We are proud to be the school of economics with the highest percentage of professors with doctorates at the national level. We are a multidisciplinary team specialized in various areas of economics, ranging from microeconomics and macroeconomics, to public policy, labor economics, health economics, experimental economics, international economics and computational economics, all our efforts are aligned with the vision and mission of the USFQ.


Undergraduate Programs (Majors)

We offer programs where you will gain solid knowledge, strengthen communication skills, critical thinking, and analysis and research, and receive a comprehensive humanist training.


Graduate Degrees

We offer high-level programs that expand knowledge and skills through research and innovation, guaranteeing professional solvency and maximizing the graduate’s profile.


We offer a multidisciplinary education supported by the versatility of global knowledge and methodologies.
About Us

We are passionately dedicated to teaching and research, committed to freedom and knowledge sharing, our goal is to share the fundamental principles of economics within a framework of university values and liberal arts, both with our students and with the USFQ community and all stakeholders.

Our insatiable curiosity drives us to better understand the economic phenomena that shape our society, we are constantly seeking and proposing ways to improve welfare both nationally and globally, we are a team committed to progress and positive impact on the world.

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Working Papers

In this section you will find preliminary scientific papers, which are in the process of development before being published.

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The Institute of Economics conducts research in various areas of the economy, emphasizing the applied work that guides the debate in Ecuador and contributes to the development of the country.

The USFQ Institute of Economics is a center for research and…



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