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Prepare for a global world and tackle humanity's vexing challenges
Many of the world's most pressing problems — unemployment, poverty, inequality, discrimination, underdevelopment, and environmental destruction — have economic roots. Economists study these problems by combining theoretical models, historical context and empirical analysis. The great human interest of the subject together with the rigor of its analysis make the study of economics continuously thought-provoking and relevant.
Meet the people in our department.
Discover courses and approaches to teaching offered by the Department.
Explore the economics major and minor, the Global Business Nexus, and the Non-Profit Organizations Nexus.
Learn about research in classes, independent study, and internships.
Explore internships, study abroad, graduate school and the current careers of our alumnae.
Alumnae describe the internships, connections and experiential learning that have shaped their careers and research.
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