The U.G. Department of Economics is situated on the first & second floor of the Humanities Hall and has spacious classrooms with adequate wooden furniture for the students.
The P.G. Department of Economics is located on the second floor of the Centenary Hall. In addition to M.Phil. and MA classrooms, there is a computer lab, a seminar cum library hall (40’ x 30’) with required furniture, podium and audio system.
Department has a computer lab with recent social science statistical packages in addition to the fully equipped computer lab at the Department of Applied Science of the college.
Department library is a repository of select, rare, relevant books in economic theory, policy and quantitative techniques. Besides, it has a rare collection of working papers of ICSSR and other national reputed institutions in India. At present, the department library has more than 1500 books on different branches of Economics such as Price Theory, Macro Economics, Public Finance, Financial Economics, Development Economics, Monetary Economics, Economic Thought, Research Methodology, International Economics, Managerial Economics, Indian Economy, Regional Economics, Marketing, Econometrics, Industrial Strategies, Behavioural Economics, etc.,. In 2000-01, the department obtained a special contribution from World Bank (through Madras School of Economics) to purchase books on Environmental Economics. In 2001-02, the department received 256 books as gifts from Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum. Moreover, the Department of Economics received books worth more than Rs. one and half lakhs from Economic and Political Weekly, Mumbai in the year 2005-06. Apart from these, the college’s Daniel Poor Memorial Library houses more than 10,000 books in the areas of economy, society, environment and polity.
Humanities & Social Science- Economics
Madurai – 625002,
0452 – 2530070,
0452 – 2530973 – (Ext) 320, 323
Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.