Giving to Economics

The Department of Economics is one of the largest and most successful units in Harpur College. Our department hosts some of the most popular majors in the college - helping our students learn skills and gain insights into our world that are a springboard for life and career success and which help improve our society. 

The department also supports strong graduate programs at both the Masters and Doctoral level training future academic and industry leaders. Our faculty focus on a wide variety of research topics including: macroeconomics, applied microeconomics, environmental economics, development, labor economics, and behavioral economics. Your support allows us to continue to excel in education and research at all levels for both faculty and students. Please consider making a donation today.

Funding Opportunities

  • The Economics General Fund

    The Economics General Fund

    This fund is for the general support of economics department, programing, and other department events.


  • The J.C. Liu Fund

    The J.C. Liu Fund

    This fund was created to honor Jung-Chao Liu, professor of economics. The J.C. Liu Honors Thesis Program supports our undergraduate students who wish to pursue research topics of interest to them and which is a capstone to their undergraduate experience. Students who complete the program can earn the designation of honors or high honors. These graduating seniors can receive an Award funded through the J.C. Liu Fund.


For information about establishing an endowment, giving gifts of stock or including the economics department in your estate plans, please contact Jay Duseau, Development officer for Harpur College at or 607-777-4744.