American Economic Association
Universal Academic Questionnaire
For Academic Year (AY) 2012-13

I. GENERAL INFORMATION

1. Name of Institution

Dept. Address
City
State
Zip Code
Telephone
2.  Choose
Public Private
3.  Chairperson
Chairperson e-mail:
Graduate Program  Chairperson (if applicable)
Grad. Chairperson e-mail: (if applicable)
4.  Highest degree in economics which can be earned in your department:

BA/BS MA/MS Ph.D. Other

List Other
5.  The department is located in:

a school of liberal arts a school of business Other

List Other

6.  Number and level of degrees in economics granted by your department:
 
 
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
 
July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Degree
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
Total
Male
Female
Total
Bachelors
Masters
Ph. D.

 

 
II. FACULTY INFORMATION
7.  Number of economists¹ employed for AY 2012-13 by Rank, Sex, and Employment Status:
 
Sex & Employment Status
Tenured or Tenure Track
Nontenure Track³
Prof.
Assoc. Prof.
Asst. Prof.
Instructor
Other
Full-time²: Male
Female
Part-time: Male
Female
   
 
¹Include faculty members on leave during AY 2012-13 but exclude visiting appointments.
²Full-time means full-time in the institution. Include joint appointments if the appointment is full-time in the institution and the appointee is an economist.
³Economists who do not have full faculty status or are not tenured or tenure-track, and who are not currently your own graduate students. Examples are instructors, lecturers, research and adjunct positions.

 

8.  Number of economists employed for AY 2012-13 by Rank, Ethnicity, and Employment Status:

Ethnicity* & Employment Status
Tenured or Tenure Track
Nontenure Track
Prof.
Assoc. Prof.
Asst. Prof.
Instructor
Other
Full-time:
     Black (FT)
    Hispanic (FT)
    Asian (FT)
    Native American (FT)
Part-time:
     Black (PT)
    Hispanic (PT)
    Asian (PT)
    Native American (PT)

*U.S. citizen or permanent resident only. Do not double-count an individual. Blanks are treated as zeros.

9.  Salary¹ of full-time² economists for AY 2012-13 by rank:

Tenured or Tenure Track
Nontenure Track
Prof.
Assoc. Prof.
Asst. Prof.
Instructor
Other
Mean Salary (US$)
Number of economists³

¹Salary (excluding fringe benefits) on an academic year basis. For those on a calendar year basis, multiply by .81818 before tabulation. Salary information should include salaries of members on leave but not that of visitors.

²Full-time means full-time in the institution. Include joint appointments if the appointment is full-time in the institution and the appointee is an economist.

³To avoid disclosing an individual's salary, do not complete the column if an entry in this row is 1.

10.  Number and salary information concerning the new (first full-time academic appointment) junior faculty hired for the academic year 2012-13 (9-10 month basis). Exclude visiting appointments:

Rank
Number
US$ Salary
Other Compensation²
Teaching Load (courses PER YEAR)
Instructor:
   With Ph.D.
   ABD¹
Assistant Professor:
   With Ph.D.
   ABD¹

¹All but dissertation.

²Include aggregate value of guaranteed summer compensation (over all years) and other compensation of cash value to employee, such as a "signing bonus." Do not include fringe benefits, moving expenses, computer that remains property of the institution or other similar items.


III. UNDERGRADUATE ECONOMICS INSTRUCTION INFORMATION
(These questions are for one-time and will not be repeated annually)

1. Does your institution offer:  (click all that apply)
     a. one-semester combined principles of micro & macro course? Yes No
     b. one-semester principles of micro course? Yes No
     c. one-semester principles of macro course? Yes No
     d. If yes to b and c, is one course a prerequisite for the other? Yes No
     e. If yes to d, which course do students take first? micro macro

2.  Does your institution allow freshmen to take introductory economics? Yes No

3.  What percentage of all entering first-year undergraduates typically take at least one economics course before they graduate from or leave your institution of higher education?   (State your best estimate)  %

4. In which academic area does your institution offer an economics major? (click one or both)
     a. Yes in liberal arts:  # credit hours for major # of required economics courses for major
     b. Yes in business:     # credit hours for major # of required economics courses for major

5. Report the number of required economics courses for the economics major: (do one or both)

If in liberal arts, number (#) of required courses
Principles of microeconomics
Principles of macroeconomics
Combined principles (micro & macro)
Intermediate Microeconomics
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Intro. statistics (econ/business/math)
Econometrics
Money and Banking
History of Economic Thought
Economic History
Field courses (e.g. labor, international)
Capstone or other seminar
Other (describe)

If in business, number (#) of required courses
Principles of microeconomics
Principles of macroeconomics
Combined principles (micro & macro)
Intermediate Microeconomics
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Intro. statistics (econ/business/math)
Econometrics
Money and Banking
History of Economic Thought
Economic History
Field courses (e.g. labor, international)
Capstone or other seminar
Other (describe)

6.  What courses outside of economics are prerequisites or required for the economics major? (do one or both)

If in liberal arts, number (#) of required courses
calculus
computer science
accounting
Other (describe)

If in business, number (#) of required courses
calculus
computer science
accounting
Other (describe)

7.  What are the additional requirements for the economics major?  (check all that apply)
     a. Comprehensive (oral or written) examination
     b. Senior thesis or essay
     c. Independent study course or project
     d. Senior seminar or capstone course

8.  Does your department offer an honors program in economics? YesNo
     a. If yes, how many students graduated from it in 2011-2012?
     b. Do students in the economics honors program write a thesis?YesNo

9.  Does your institution offer an undergraduate degree in:
     a. Business administration or a subfield of business? Yes No
     b. Business economics? Yes No

10.  What is the typical number of economics courses taught over the 2012-13 academic year by full-time tenured or tenure-track economics faculty who are not on-leave?  [e.g., if faculty member teaches 2 courses fall semester and 2 courses spring semester it is 4.] # courses typically taught per year


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IV. GRADUATE PROGRAM QUESTIONS
INFORMATION ON GRADUATE STUDENTS

(This section to be completed only by institutions having graduate programs.)

Ph. D. STUDENT INFORMATION

11.  Number of applications, admission offers, acceptances, and new Ph.D. students enrolled for AY 2011-12 and 2012-13:

Number of
AY 2011-12
Male
Female
Total
Applications for admission
Offers of admission
Acceptances
NEW Ph.D. students enrolled
 
AY 2012-13
Applications for admission
Offers of admission
Acceptances
NEW Ph.D. students enrolled

 

12.  What is the dollar value of the most common academic-year stipend paid to first-year Ph.D. students for 2012-13?

What percentage of the first-year class receives this amount?

What percentage of first-year university-supported students have work obligations?

How many hours per week are these supported students expected to work?


MASTERS STUDENT INFORMATION

13.  Number of applications, admission offers, acceptances, and new Master's students enrolled for AY 2011-12 and 2012-13 (Please do not double count students in Ph.D. and M.A. categories):

Number of
AY 2010-11
Male
Female
Total
Applications for admission
Offers of admission
Acceptances
NEW Master's students enrolled
 
AY 2011-12
Applications for admission
Offers of admission
Acceptances
NEW Master's students enrolled

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