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Department of Economics


Start seeing the world differently

The Department of Economics will prepare you for a wide range of careers in business, financial institutions, government and public service.

Why enroll in the Department of Economics?

  • A specialized curriculum with small class sizes
  • Relevant coursework focused on preparing graduates for immediate job placement
  • An experienced faculty with real-world experience


Earn a degree in Economics from the Driehaus College of Business or the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. Or earn a minor in Economics.

Undergradaute Programs


We offer degree programs designed to give you the tools you need to make sound business decisions in your career. Earn an MBA or specialized MS degree.

Graduate Programs
  • Faculty Spotlight

    Brian Phelan

    Brian Phelan, Assistant Professor
    Phelan's research focuses on labor economics and applied econometrics.

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  • Alumni Spotlight

    Lola Boldbaatar

    Lola Boldbaatar, BSB'12
    "Keep an open mind and be patient when planning your career—the opportunities will come."

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