The Economics Department offers a broad-based curriculum that provides students with a solid foundational understanding of economic principles and theories and the ability to tailor their studies toward a particular specialty area, such as business, law, education, international affairs, public policy, finance or research.
Courses are taught by dedicated, highly educated professors who have vast experience in economics and a variety of interest areas. Students have significant opportunities for professional development through involvement in the Center for Economic Education, the Eastern Economic Association Conference, and Econ Society, which provides opportunities to interact with fellow students and faculty, increase awareness and appreciation of economics and gain insights from experts in the field. Graduates of the program are poised to excel in law school, graduate programs and a variety of career fields such as law, finance, government and business.
Oscar Flores, Economics, gave a talk at NDSU’s Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics’ Brown Bag Seminar. The topic of Flores’s talk was on incorporating research in undergraduate teaching and learning in MSUM’s Economics Department.
Professor Steven Bolduc, Economics, has been appointed Interim Director of Women’s and Gender Studies, effective January 2014. Steve studied at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (B.S., 1993) and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Ph.D., 2001). He is trained as an institutional economist—a tradition rooted in the work of Thorstein Veblen, John Dewey, and John R. Commons—and [...]
Oscar Flores, Economics, presented the paper “The Impact Of Unemployment on College Retention: A Panel Analysis” coauthored with Tony Jo Hansen, at the 50th meetings of the Missouri Valley Economics Association in Kansas City, MO. Flores is a past president of the organization.
Amy (Kemp) Miller, class of 2009, visited the economics department and presented in Professor Oscar Flores’ econometrics class. Miller was invited back as a member of the department’s new Economics Alumni Board. Miller is a marketing analytics consultant at Pinpoint Systems in Minneapolis and is currently consulting at Sears. Her company helps other businesses link [...]
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