Front of economics building

Contact and Location

Department of Economics

Landau Economics Building
579 Jane Stanford Way
Stanford, CA 94305-6072

Phone: (650) 725-3266
Fax: (650) 725-5702
Web accessibility:

General Inquiries:
Graduate Program Inquiries:

Department Chair: Matthew O. Jackson
Department Vice Chair: Monika Piazzesi
Director of Graduate Study:  Luigi Pistaferri
Director of Undergraduate Study:  Frank Wolak

Reserving conference rooms: Economics room calendars

Economics Academic Office

Student Services Manager: Susie Gilbert
Phone: (650) 725-6198

Undergraduate Student Services Officer: Joanne DeMarchena
Phone: (650) 723-3976

Student Services Coordinator: Kassandra Rodriguez
Phone: (650) 723-3131

Academic Office Fax: (650) 724-2992

Directions and Parking

Free Campus Shuttle

Take the Marguerite Shuttle Line 'Y' from the Palo Alto Caltrain Station (operates weekdays only).

Driving Directions

From Highway 101 North & South
Take the Embarcadero Road exit west toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero turns into Galvez Road as it enters the university. Stay in the left lane and continue toward the center of campus. The Landau Economics building will be on the right hand side at the corner of Galvez and Jane Stanford Way.

From Highway 280 North & South
Exit Sand Hill Road east toward Stanford. Continue east, turning right at the traffic light on Santa Cruz Avenue. Make an immediate left onto Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn left at the second stoplight, Campus Drive East. Continue around Campus Drive East until you reach Galvez Street.  Follow Galvez Street until it ends. The Landau Economics building is at the corner of Jane Stanford Way and Galvez street.

From El Camino Real
Exit El Camino Real at University Avenue. Turn toward the hills (away from the center of Palo Alto). As you enter Stanford, University Avenue becomes Palm Drive. Go through one traffic light, and turn left onto Campus Drive at the first stop sign. Turn right at Galvez Street, the next stop sign. The Landau Economics building will be on the right hand side, at the corner of Galvez and Serra Streets.


Parking is monitored Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Metered visitor parking is available on Memorial Way,  in the parking lot at Galvez and Jane Stanford Way, and in the main University Visitors Center lot at Galvez and Campus Drive.

See it on a campus map