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Anandi Sahu
Department Chair
447 Elliott Hall
(248) 370-3537

Office Assistant
440 Elliott Hall
(248) 370-3283


An Economics major is a flexible and relevant option for students who don’t want to narrow their field of specialization. In OU’s SBA, Economics majors learn how economic analysis applies to major problems facing individuals, businesses, the nation and the world. While preparing students for the workplace, this major also provides an excellent foundation for law school or master’s degrees in public administration, economics or business administration.

The Economics Department has established a strong academic record and tradition. A scholarly journal, Economic Inquiry, ranked it fourth overall in producing the most published works among economics professors in universities across Michigan. Nationally, Oakland University was ranked seventh among comparable schools that offer undergraduate economics degrees.  
Advisory Board
Edward A. Eickhoff - Board ChairVice President Development/RedevelopmentRamco-Gershenson
Valiena A. AllisonPresident and CEOExperi-Metal, Inc.
Alfredo CasabAttorneyDawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC
Allen C. GoodmanProfessor of EconomicsWayne State University
Julie GranthenAttorney
Daniel P. HunterManagerOakland County Planning & Economic Development
Dennis JanowskiSenior Vice PresidentComerica Bank
Stefanie M. KimballChief Risk Officer and Executive Vice PresidentIndependent Bank Corporation
George SeifertPrincipalSeifert & Associates
Horst SherriffVice President, Corporate BankingPNC Bank
Paul SwansonVice President, Human ResourcesTrinity Health
Please see the School of Business Administration faculty/staff directory for more information, including office location, link to personal web pages and more.

Anandi Sahu, Chair 370-3537
Addington Coppin
(248) 370-3541
Sherman Folland
(248) 370-4086
Oded Izraeli
(248) 370-3524
Nivedita Mukherji
(248) 370-2707
Kevin Murphy
(248) 370-3294
Ram Orzach 370-4965
Jonathan Silberman
(248) 370-4966
Miron Stano 370-3291
Kasaundra Tomlin 370-4975
Ronald Tracy 370-3514
Xie Zhu 370-2505