2019-2020 Program Review
Economics
 
I Instruction
A Assessment goals and outcomes for each degree program (reported separately)
B Input Data
 
B 1 Headcount, Person Years and FTE -- Overall and Devoted To Instruction
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   12 14 13 90 694
Total Person-Years   10.7 11.7 11.9 77.1 593.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   4.4 4.8 5.3 35.3 272.5
Total FTE   14.3 15.6 15.9 102.9 791.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   5.8 6.4 7.0 47.0 363.3
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   3 3 1 50 242
Total Person-Years   2.9 1.5 1.1 46.1 202.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.5 1.3 0.8 36.9 151.0
Total FTE   3.9 2.0 1.4 61.4 269.8
FTE Devoted to Instruction   3.3 1.7 1.0 49.2 201.4
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount   1 1 1 12 208
Total Person-Years   1.0 0.9 1.1 11.3 169.9
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.9 0.8 0.9 10.0 76.4
Total FTE   1.3 1.2 1.5 15.1 226.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.1 1.0 1.3 13.4 101.9
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   3 4 3 115 664
Total Person-Years   0.6 1.0 0.8 22.4 118.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.5 1.0 0.8 22.3 116.9
Total FTE   0.8 1.4 1.1 29.9 158.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.7 1.4 1.1 29.7 155.9
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   11 6 5 114 1,210
Total Person-Years   2.5 1.4 1.3 32.1 387.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.6 1.1 0.2 10.8 239.2
Total FTE   3.3 1.9 1.7 42.8 516.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   2.1 1.4 0.3 14.3 319.0
Other -- Total Headcount         33 268
Total Person-Years         1.9 24.8
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction         0.9 14.4
Total FTE         2.5 33.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction         1.1 19.2
Total Total Headcount   30 28 23 414 3,286
Total Person-Years   17.7 16.6 16.2 190.9 1,496.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   9.8 8.9 8.1 116.1 870.5
Total FTE   23.6 22.1 21.6 254.6 1,995.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   13.1 11.9 10.7 154.8 1,160.6

Source: Instruction and Research File
 
 
Report includes summer, fall and spring semester data
Faculty headcounts are unduplicated within year; faculty with appointments in multiple departments are counted in the department where they devoted most effort.
Adjuncts and Grad Assistants are counted in each department where they had an appointment.
Person-year= 1 person working full time for one year
1.00 FTE = .75 person-years



B 2 Instructional Faculty and Adjuncts By Gender and Ethnicity
Economics

Instructional Faculty (Tenured, tenure-earning, & non-tenure-earning) Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
American Indian/Alaskan Native Male         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 3 3 3 8 43
Male 4 5 4 21 107
Total 7 8 7 29 150
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       5 45
Male       7 26
Total       12 71
Hispanic Female 1 1 1 3 41
Male   1 1 7 38
Total 1 2 2 10 79
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       35 340
Male 7 8 6 62 394
Total 7 8 6 97 734
Total Female 4 4 4 51 469
Male 11 14 11 97 566
Total 15 18 15 148 1,035

Source: Instruction and Research File
Instructional Faculty includes tenured, tenure-earning and non-tenure-earning faculty members who taught a course during the year.



B 2 Instructional Faculty and Adjuncts By Gender and Ethnicity
Economics

Adjuncts Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       4 14
Male 1 1 1 1 8
Total 1 1 1 5 22
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       6 61
Male 1 1   5 29
Total 1 1   11 90
Hispanic Female       4 61
Male 1 1 1 7 37
Total 1 1 1 11 98
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       22 240
Male   1 1 66 213
Total   1 1 88 453
Total Female       36 377
Male 3 4 3 79 287
Total 3 4 3 115 664

Source: Instruction and Research File



B 3 Average Course Section Size and Percent of Sections Taught By Faculty
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
Course Level Type     87 83 84 899 5,227
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 6,177 6,275 6,174 44,898 208,568
  Avg Section Enrollment 71.0 75.6 73.5 49.9 39.9
Sections Faculty-Taught # 79 71 72 671 3,824
% 90.8 85.5 85.7 74.6 73.2
Lab Sections Offered #       19 907
  # Enrolled       604 16,941
  Avg Section Enrollment       31.8 18.7
Sections Faculty-Taught #       0 482
%       0.0 53.1
Discussion Sections Offered #         334
  # Enrolled         8,630
  Avg Section Enrollment         25.8
Sections Faculty-Taught #         257
%         76.9
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 7 6 5 37 1,399
  # Enrolled 47 44 18 490 9,042
  Avg Section Enrollment 6.7 7.3 3.6 13.2 6.5
Sections Faculty-Taught # 7 6 5 33 1,055
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 89.2 75.4
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 17 17 19 750 1,963
  # Enrolled 265 263 285 11,163 25,498
  Avg Section Enrollment 15.6 15.5 15.0 14.9 13.0
Sections Faculty-Taught # 17 17 19 514 1,546
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 68.5 78.8
Lab Sections Offered #         84
  # Enrolled         552
  Avg Section Enrollment         6.6
Sections Faculty-Taught #         62
%         73.8
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 6 5 8 71 1,977
  # Enrolled 6 5 8 261 7,307
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.0 1.0 1.0 3.7 3.7
Sections Faculty-Taught # 6 5 8 61 1,896
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 85.9 95.9

Source: Instruction and Research File and Student Data Course File
 
'Other Course Types' includes DIS, Thesis/Dissertation Research, Individual Performance Instruction, Internships, etc.
Sections taught by tenured, tenure-earning and non-tenure-earning faculty are counted as 'faculty-taught'



B 4 a Majors Enrolled By Level (Annual Headcount)
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Professional         257
Bachelors 262 173 144 7,839 28,302
Masters/Specialist 36 38 36 2,361 4,872
Doctoral       63 1,082
Unclassified         3,112
Total 298 211 180 10,263 37,625

Source: Student Data Course File
Note: For Annual Headcounts, each student is counted once whether enrolled in summer, fall or spring.
Students enrolled in more than one term during the year are included in the level of their latest term.



B 4 b Majors Enrolled (Annual Headcount) By Gender and Ethnicity
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Professional American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         19
Male         24
Total         43
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         13
Male         7
Total         20
Hispanic Female         19
Male         16
Total         35
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         73
Male         73
Total         146
Not Reported Female         5
Male         7
Total         12
Total Female         130
Male         127
Total         257
Undergraduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female 4 2   28 101
Male 1     30 85
Total 5 2   58 186
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 2 2 2 211 887
Male 12 8 5 206 707
Total 14 10 7 417 1,594
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 14 7 8 812 3,955
Male 38 20 19 713 2,464
Total 52 27 27 1,525 6,419
Hispanic Female 27 12 12 1,033 4,615
Male 39 35 31 1,089 3,277
Total 66 47 43 2,122 7,892
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 25 16 13 1,325 5,881
Male 77 57 38 1,980 5,087
Total 102 73 51 3,305 10,968
Non-Resident Alien Female 5 4 2 148 491
Male 17 9 11 205 528
Total 22 13 13 353 1,019
Not Reported Female     1 33 127
Male 1 1 2 26 97
Total 1 1 3 59 224
Total Female 77 43 38 3,590 16,057
Male 185 130 106 4,249 12,245
Total 262 173 144 7,839 28,302
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       3 20
Male 1 1 1 12 15
Total 1 1 1 15 35
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 1   1 83 200
Male 1 1 2 59 117
Total 2 1 3 142 317
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       263 766
Male 3 4 6 165 321
Total 3 4 6 428 1,087
Hispanic Female 1 2 1 361 780
Male 7 6 5 258 465
Total 8 8 6 619 1,245
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 7 5 3 472 1,539
Male 10 12 8 566 1,143
Total 17 17 11 1,038 2,682
Non-Resident Alien Female 1 2 2 105 299
Male 4 5 7 77 289
Total 5 7 9 182 588
Total Female 10 9 7 1,287 3,604
Male 26 29 29 1,137 2,350
Total 36 38 36 2,424 5,954
Unclassified American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         6
Male         4
Total         10
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         209
Male         128
Total         337
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         353
Male         139
Total         492
Hispanic Female         413
Male         257
Total         670
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         743
Male         635
Total         1,378
Non-Resident Alien Female         99
Male         92
Total         191
Not Reported Female         18
Male         16
Total         34
Total Female         1,841
Male         1,271
Total         3,112

Source: Student Data Course File
Note: For Annual Headcounts, each student is counted once whether enrolled in summer, fall or spring.
Students enrolled in more than one term during the year are included in the level of their latest term.



Productivity Data
 
C 1 Annualized State-Fundable FTE Produced By Level
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Undergraduate Total   613.1 625.3 602.8 4,429.3 21,647.7
             
Graduate Total   27.0 27.0 23.6 355.9 2,500.9
Grad I   23.0 22.1 19.8 328.1 1,906.2
Grad II   4.0 4.9 3.9 27.8 594.7
             
Classroom   27.0 27.0 23.0 347.1 2,334.4
Thesis-Dissertation       0.6 8.8 166.5
             
Grand Total   640.1 652.3 626.4 4,785.3 24,148.6

Source: Student Data Course File
Based On State-Fundable Credit Hours
Note: Grad I and Grad II groups will sum to Graduate Total; Classroom and Thesis-Dissertation will sum to Graduate Total.



C 2 Annualized State-Fundable FTE Produced In/Out Of Department or College
Economics

  Courses offered by:
Economics College of Business University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 1.9 0.6 0.7 4.4 1,001.4
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 206.3 231.3 244.5 709.3 2,938.0
Majors outside the college 99.3 82.6 80.4 181.0 5,641.1
Total 307.5 314.5 325.6 894.7 9,580.5
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 58.8 42.0 39.0 1,391.7 7,047.8
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 231.2 255.1 226.0 1,763.7 3,270.5
Majors outside the college 15.6 13.8 12.2 379.2 1,748.8
Total 305.6 310.8 277.2 3,534.7 12,067.2
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 14.8 16.4 14.4 197.7 2,071.2
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 11.0 10.4 8.3 133.9 246.4
Majors outside the college 1.3 0.3 0.9 24.3 183.3
Total 27.0 27.0 23.6 355.9 2,500.9
Total FTE produced by students who are: 75.5 58.9 54.1 1,593.8 10,120.5
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 448.5 496.8 478.8 2,606.9 6,454.9
Majors outside the college 116.1 96.6 93.5 584.6 7,573.2
Total 640.1 652.3 626.4 4,785.3 24,148.6

Source: Student Data Course File
Based On State-Fundable Credit Hours



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
  Degrees awarded with a:         203.0
Associates Single major
All         203.0
Bachelors Degrees awarded with a: 84.0 66.0 38.0 1,618.0 5,893.0
Single major
Double or triple major 2.5 3.0 1.0 25.5 78.0
All 86.5 69.0 39.0 1,643.5 5,971.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 15.0 13.0 11.0 758.0 1,629.0
Single major
All 15.0 13.0 11.0 758.0 1,629.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         21.0
Single major
All         21.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a:       6.0 144.0
Single major
All       6.0 144.0
First Professional Degrees awarded with a:         63.0
Single major
All         63.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 99.0 79.0 49.0 2,382.0 7,953.0
Single major
Double or triple major 2.5 3.0 1.0 25.5 78.0
All 101.5 82.0 50.0 2,407.5 8,031.0

Source: Student Data Course File
Note: Degrees awarded with multiple majors may result in fractional degree totals for some groups.
A degree awarded with a single major contributes 1 degree, a double major contributes 1/2 degree in each major,
and a triple major contributes 1/3 degree in each major to the degree totals.



Efficiency Data
 
D 1 B Annualized Student FTE Produced Per FACULTY Instructional Person-Year (Student Faculty Ratio)
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Undergraduate   89.2 103.1 99.4 61.4 51.1
Graduate   3.9 4.5 3.9 4.9 5.9
Total   93.2 107.5 103.3 66.3 57.0

Source: Instruction and Research File and Student Data Course File
Includes Instructional Person-Years from Tenured, Tenure-earning and Non-tenure-earning faculty only
Annualized FTE (C 1) produced for each person-year devoted to instruction (B 1 department total).



D 2 Degrees Awarded Per FACULTY Instructional Person Year
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.5
Bachelors 12.6 11.4 6.4 22.8 14.1
Masters 2.2 2.1 1.8 10.5 3.8
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.0
Doctorate 0 0 0 0.1 0.3
First Professional 0 0 0 0 0.1
Total 14.8 13.5 8.2 33.4 19.0

Source: Instruction and Research File and Student Data Course File
Includes Instructional Person-Years from Tenured, Tenure-earning and Non-tenure-earning faculty only
Number of Degrees (C 3) produced for each Faculty person-year devoted to instruction (B 1 tenured, tenure-earning and non-tenure-earning faculty).



Effectiveness Data
 
E 1 Rating Instructor's Overall Teaching Effectiveness (item 6) from Student Perception of Teaching (SPOT)
Economics

Scale: 1=Excellent 5=Poor 6. Rate your instructor"s overall teaching effectiveness in this course
Economics College Total University Total
Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Undergraduate # Sections   13 26 22 169 327 318 968 2,423 2,130
Mean Rating   1.6 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Graduate # Sections   5 6 2 113 201 149 285 532 403
Mean Rating   1.2 1.3 1.3 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5
Total # Sections   18 32 24 282 528 467 1,253 2,955 2,533
Mean Rating   1.5 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

Source: Student Perception of Teaching Results, Summer 2018 to Spring 2019



II. Research, Creative & Scholarly Activities
A Assessment Goals and Outcomes for Research (reported separately)
B 1 Faculty Person Years and FTE Devoted to Research
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
Departmental Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   3.5 4.1 4.2 23.6 164.8
FTE   4.7 5.5 5.6 31.4 219.8
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years   0.2 0.0 0.1 0.8 4.0
FTE   0.3 0.0 0.1 1.1 5.3
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           20.5
FTE           27.4
Other -- Person-Years   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.1
FTE   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.4
Total Person-Years   3.8 4.2 4.3 24.6 190.4
FTE   5.0 5.6 5.7 32.7 253.9
Sponsored Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.2 0.2 0.4 1.0 27.0
FTE   0.2 0.3 0.5 1.3 36.0
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.4 5.5
FTE         0.6 7.4
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           50.9
FTE           67.9
Other -- Person-Years           0.4
FTE           0.5
Total Person-Years   0.2 0.2 0.4 1.4 83.8
FTE   0.2 0.3 0.5 1.9 111.8

Source: Instruction and Research File
'Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan' includes Scholar/Scientist/Engineer (all ranks), Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoctoral Assoc
 
Includes summer, fall and spring semester data
Person-year= 1 person working full time for one year
1.00 FTE = .75 person-years



C 1-9 Research/Scholarly Productivity
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 0 0 0 5 59
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 15 15 19 169 1,036
3. All other publications # 0 0 0 284 576
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 18 18 2 127 834
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 1 134
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 0 0 0 6 513

Sources: College Dean's Office and Division of Research (Grant Proposals Submitted)
Beginning with the 2018-2019 year the Departmental Dashboard Indicators Include Calendar Year Activity
Note: Grant Proposals Submitted includes proposals administered by the Division of Research only. This number does not include funding proposals administered by the FAU Foundation
University Total Grant Proposals Submitted excludes proposals submitted by units outside the University's Colleges (e.g., IRM, Library).



D 1-9 Efficiency Data
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   1.3 1.1 1.5 1.9 1.5
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 3.2 0.8
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   1.5 1.3 0.2 1.4 1.2
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7

Scholarly output(Section II, C 1-9) per tenured and tenure earning faculty member (Section I B 1)
 
Beginning with the 2018-2019 year the Departmental Dashboard Indicators Include Calendar Year Activity



III. Service
A Assessment Goals and Outcomes for Service (reported separately)
B 1-3 Service Productivity
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 35 13 10 193 1,862
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 16 12 7 104 720
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 10 10 8 191 490

Source: College Dean's Offices
 
Beginning with the 2018-2019 year the Departmental Dashboard Indicators Include Calendar Year Activity



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees per faculty member   2.9 0.9 0.8 2.1 2.7
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   1.3 0.9 0.5 1.2 1.0
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   0.8 0.7 0.6 2.1 0.7

Faculty committee memberships and faculty serving as editors or referees (Section III B 1-3) per tenured and tenure earning faculty member (Section I B 1)
 
Beginning with the 2018-2019 year the Departmental Dashboard Indicators Include Calendar Year Activity