2020-2021 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
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2020-2021
2020-2021
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   14 13 14 92 694
Total Person-Years   11.7 11.9 11.1 72.7 552.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   4.8 5.3 4.7 31.2 246.1
Total FTE   15.6 15.9 14.9 97.0 736.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   6.4 7.0 6.3 41.6 328.2
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   3 1 1 46 229
Total Person-Years   1.5 1.1 0.9 38.4 179.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.3 0.8 0.7 29.8 118.3
Total FTE   2.0 1.4 1.3 51.2 239.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.7 1.0 0.9 39.8 157.7
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount   1 1 1 16 217
Total Person-Years   0.9 1.1 0.8 12.6 172.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.8 0.9 0.6 11.1 74.0
Total FTE   1.2 1.5 1.0 16.9 230.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.0 1.3 0.8 14.8 98.7
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   4 3 3 107 576
Total Person-Years   1.0 0.8 0.6 17.3 86.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.0 0.8 0.6 16.7 84.8
Total FTE   1.4 1.1 0.8 23.0 115.7
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.4 1.1 0.8 22.3 113.0
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   6 5 4 89 1,139
Total Person-Years   1.4 1.3 0.3 23.2 366.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.1 0.2 0.2 8.7 223.8
Total FTE   1.9 1.7 0.5 31.0 488.7
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.4 0.3 0.2 11.6 298.4
Other -- Total Headcount         24 165
Total Person-Years         1.4 14.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction         0.4 10.3
Total FTE         1.9 19.6
FTE Devoted to Instruction         0.6 13.8
Total Total Headcount   28 23 23 374 3,020
Total Person-Years   16.6 16.2 13.8 165.7 1,372.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   8.9 8.1 6.8 98.0 757.4
Total FTE   22.1 21.6 18.4 220.9 1,830.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   11.9 10.7 9.1 130.7 1,009.9

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
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2020-2021
2020-2021
American Indian/Alaskan Native Male         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 3 3 2 9 42
Male 5 4 5 22 110
Total 8 7 7 31 152
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       6 53
Male       6 26
Total       12 79
Hispanic Female 1 1 1 3 45
Male 1 1 1 8 44
Total 2 2 2 11 89
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       34 323
Male 8 6 6 62 393
Total 8 6 6 96 716
Total Female 4 4 3 52 463
Male 14 11 12 98 574
Total 18 15 15 150 1,037

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
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2020-2021
2020-2021
American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       1 9
Male 1 1 1 1 8
Total 1 1 1 2 17
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       9 64
Male 1     4 27
Total 1     13 91
Hispanic Female       5 53
Male 1 1 1 8 33
Total 1 1 1 13 86
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       24 214
Male 1 1 1 52 167
Total 1 1 1 76 381
Total Female       39 341
Male 4 3 3 65 235
Total 4 3 3 104 576

Source: Instruction and Research File



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

  Economics College Total University Total
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2020-2021
2020-2021
Course Level Type     83 84 71 845 4,855
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 6,275 6,174 5,930 46,221 222,128
  Avg Section Enrollment 75.6 73.5 83.5 54.7 45.8
Sections Faculty-Taught # 71 72 62 651 3,719
% 85.5 85.7 87.3 77.0 76.6
Lab Sections Offered #       11 876
  # Enrolled       491 17,696
  Avg Section Enrollment       44.6 20.2
Sections Faculty-Taught #       0 494
%       0.0 56.4
Discussion Sections Offered #         275
  # Enrolled         8,371
  Avg Section Enrollment         30.4
Sections Faculty-Taught #         208
%         75.6
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 6 5 4 29 1,185
  # Enrolled 44 18 13 349 7,580
  Avg Section Enrollment 7.3 3.6 3.3 12.0 6.4
Sections Faculty-Taught # 6 5 4 29 885
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 74.7
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 17 19 26 688 1,864
  # Enrolled 263 285 362 11,016 26,279
  Avg Section Enrollment 15.5 15.0 13.9 16.0 14.1
Sections Faculty-Taught # 17 19 26 495 1,510
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 71.9 81.0
Lab Sections Offered #         74
  # Enrolled         541
  Avg Section Enrollment         7.3
Sections Faculty-Taught #         35
%         47.3
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 5 8 9 67 1,888
  # Enrolled 5 8 9 182 6,497
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.7 3.4
Sections Faculty-Taught # 5 8 9 63 1,825
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 94.0 96.7

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
Professional         256
Bachelors 173 144 145 7,943 28,782
Masters/Specialist 38 36 34 2,278 4,922
Doctoral       82 1,132
Unclassified       16 2,706
Total 211 180 179 10,319 37,798

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
Professional American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Male         1
Total         2
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         26
Male         30
Total         56
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         12
Male         5
Total         17
Hispanic Female         23
Male         16
Total         39
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         74
Male         56
Total         130
Not Reported Female         6
Male         6
Total         12
Total Female         142
Male         114
Total         256
Undergraduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female 2     26 89
Male     1 25 73
Total 2   1 51 162
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 2 2 1 214 902
Male 8 5 2 207 659
Total 10 7 3 421 1,561
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 7 8 7 808 4,169
Male 20 19 17 681 2,395
Total 27 27 24 1,489 6,564
Hispanic Female 12 12 16 1,124 4,911
Male 35 31 36 1,117 3,321
Total 47 43 52 2,241 8,232
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 16 13 14 1,379 6,136
Male 57 38 33 1,966 4,921
Total 73 51 47 3,345 11,057
Non-Resident Alien Female 4 2 4 152 492
Male 9 11 11 193 487
Total 13 13 15 345 979
Not Reported Female   1 1 24 131
Male 1 2 2 27 96
Total 1 3 3 51 227
Total Female 43 38 43 3,727 16,830
Male 130 106 102 4,216 11,952
Total 173 144 145 7,943 28,782
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       3 14
Male 1 1 1 7 10
Total 1 1 1 10 24
Asian or Pacific Islander Female   1 1 72 185
Male 1 2 1 67 132
Total 1 3 2 139 317
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       278 843
Male 4 6 4 157 312
Total 4 6 4 435 1,155
Hispanic Female 2 1 1 350 816
Male 6 5 5 276 493
Total 8 6 6 626 1,309
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 5 3 2 452 1,528
Male 12 8 11 524 1,111
Total 17 11 13 976 2,639
Non-Resident Alien Female 2 2 4 95 313
Male 5 7 4 78 296
Total 7 9 8 173 609
Not Reported Female       1 1
Total       1 1
Total Female 9 7 8 1,251 3,700
Male 29 29 26 1,109 2,354
Total 38 36 34 2,360 6,054
Unclassified American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         4
Male         5
Total         9
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       1 174
Male         107
Total       1 281
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       1 299
Male       2 124
Not Reported         1
Total       3 424
Hispanic Female       3 390
Male       3 238
Total       6 628
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       3 680
Male       2 515
Total       5 1,195
Non-Resident Alien Female         58
Male       1 54
Total       1 112
Not Reported Female         34
Male         18
Not Reported         5
Total         57
Total Female       8 1,639
Male       8 1,061
Not Reported         6
Total       16 2,706

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
Undergraduate Total   625.3 602.8 582.0 4,568.5 22,443.1
             
Graduate Total   27.0 23.6 23.2 340.2 2,588.2
Grad I   22.1 19.8 19.4 311.6 1,988.3
Grad II   4.9 3.9 3.8 28.5 599.9
             
Classroom   27.0 23.0 23.0 333.0 2,423.2
Thesis-Dissertation     0.6 0.1 7.2 165.0
             
Grand Total   652.3 626.4 605.2 4,908.7 25,031.3

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 Total University Total
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 0.6 0.7 0.9 3.9 1,054.5
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 231.3 244.5 240.7 718.4 3,164.0
Majors outside the college 82.6 80.4 75.1 177.2 5,854.8
Total 314.5 325.6 316.7 899.5 10,073.3
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 42.0 39.0 42.6 1,439.9 7,376.6
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 255.1 226.0 211.7 1,836.4 3,266.1
Majors outside the college 13.8 12.2 11.1 392.8 1,727.1
Total 310.8 277.2 265.3 3,669.0 12,369.8
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 16.4 14.4 14.2 189.7 2,183.3
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 10.4 8.3 8.1 130.1 256.0
Majors outside the college 0.3 0.9 0.9 20.4 148.9
Total 27.0 23.6 23.2 340.2 2,588.3
Total FTE produced by students who are: 58.9 54.1 57.6 1,633.5 10,614.4
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 496.8 478.8 460.5 2,684.8 6,686.1
Majors outside the college 96.6 93.5 87.0 590.3 7,730.8
Total 652.3 626.4 605.2 4,908.7 25,031.4

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



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
  Degrees awarded with a:         321.0
Associates Single major
All         321.0
Bachelors Degrees awarded with a: 66.0 38.0 49.0 1,620.0 5,840.0
Single major
Double or triple major 3.0 1.0 2.0 24.5 75.0
All 69.0 39.0 51.0 1,644.5 5,915.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 13.0 11.0 18.0 726.0 1,591.0
Single major
All 13.0 11.0 18.0 726.0 1,591.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         25.0
Single major
All         25.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a:       4.0 142.0
Single major
All       4.0 142.0
First Professional Degrees awarded with a:         56.0
Single major
All         56.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 79.0 49.0 67.0 2,350.0 7,975.0
Single major
Double or triple major 3.0 1.0 2.0 24.5 75.0
All 82.0 50.0 69.0 2,374.5 8,050.0

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
Undergraduate   103.1 99.4 107.6 74.9 61.6
Graduate   4.5 3.9 4.3 5.6 7.1
Total   107.5 103.3 111.9 80.5 68.7

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.9
Bachelors 11.4 6.4 9.4 27.0 16.2
Masters 2.1 1.8 3.3 11.9 4.4
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.1
Doctorate 0 0 0 0.1 0.4
First Professional 0 0 0 0 0.2
Total 13.5 8.2 12.8 38.9 22.1

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 2020 Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Spring 2021
Undergraduate # Sections   3 23 21 150 319 330 877 2,319 1,997
Mean Rating   2.0 1.9 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.8 1.7 1.6
Graduate # Sections   3 10 5 117 186 161 264 565 473
Mean Rating   1.4 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5
Total # Sections   6 33 26 267 505 491 1,141 2,884 2,470
Mean Rating   1.7 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6

Source: Student Perception of Teaching Results, Summer 2020 to Spring 2021



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
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2020-2021
2020-2021
Departmental Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   4.1 4.2 4.3 24.5 150.3
FTE   5.5 5.6 5.7 32.7 200.4
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years   0.0 0.1 0.1 0.9 5.1
FTE   0.0 0.1 0.1 1.2 6.8
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           19.9
FTE           26.5
Other -- Person-Years   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1
FTE   0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 1.4
Total Person-Years   4.2 4.3 4.4 25.5 176.3
FTE   5.6 5.7 5.8 34.0 235.1
Sponsored Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.2 0.4 0.1 0.7 31.2
FTE   0.3 0.5 0.2 1.0 41.6
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years       0.1 0.4 7.7
FTE       0.1 0.5 10.3
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           55.9
FTE           74.5
Other -- Person-Years           0.6
FTE           0.8
Total Person-Years   0.2 0.4 0.2 1.1 95.4
FTE   0.3 0.5 0.3 1.5 127.2

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 0 0 4 12 81
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 15 19 20 131 909
3. All other publications # 0 0 0 274 579
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 18 2 8 111 960
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 0 228
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 0 0 0 5 484

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.1
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   1.1 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.3
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 0.8
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   1.3 0.2 0.6 1.2 1.4
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 13 10 12 198 2,130
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 12 7 8 109 981
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 10 8 11 207 589

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees per faculty member   0.9 0.8 0.9 2.2 3.1
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   0.9 0.5 0.6 1.2 1.4
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   0.7 0.6 0.8 2.3 0.8

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