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Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of spring quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page. 

Must letters be from professors?

Do letters of recommendation have to be from professors?


Letters from professors who have taught you economics are preferable. However, if you have been out of school for a long time or do not think professors would remember you well enough to write good letters in your behalf, you can submit letters from employers instead. You must decide which three people would give you the best, most appropriate recommendations.