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Farka, Mira

Associate Professor of Economics

Co-Director, Woods Center for Economic Analysis and Forecasting


Office: 657-278-7281

Department: 657-278-2228



Mira Farka earned a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University and specializes in financial, macro and global economics. She has published in leading academic journals and received the 2013 Outstanding Faculty Award for the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics and a 2010 CSUF Faculty Recognition Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity. As co-director of the Woods Center for Economic Analysis and Forecasting at CSUF, she has developed national models that are used to forecast economic indicators, analyze economic trends and provide policy recommendations. She is widely known for developing and presenting the CSUF Economic Forecasts for the nation, Southern California and Orange County in the CSUF Economic Forecast Conference (annual and midyear update). Farka is routinely quoted by various news outlets and invited as a keynote speaker on economic and financial issues by various business, government and educational organizations. Prior to joining Cal State Fullerton, she worked as a senior economist for Deutsche Bank, New York, where she was responsible for developing economic forecast models for key national and international macroeconomic variables, currency forecasts and financial market analyses.

Areas of Knowledge:

  • Financial Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Forecasting and Applied Econometrics
  • Applied Macroeconomics


  • Economics