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.
Six Economics majors are enrolled in graduate programs. From the class of 2013: Rachel Hettich – Purdue University, Applied Economics Anthony Lau – University of Minnesota, Regional Planning Ryan Daly – NDSU, Applied Economics Nick Enger – MSUM, Finance and Accounting From the class of 2012: Vaneesha Dusoruth – University of Minnesota, Advanced Policy Analysis [...]
Join us in MacLean 268, the President’s Room, Wednesday, May 8, between 2 and 3:30 p.m. to celebrate Doug Greenley’s retirement after 35 years of service to MSU Moorhead. We are so fortunate to have worked with Doug and wish him all the best!
Since 2002, twenty-six economics majors have presented papers at the Issues in Political Economy (IPE) undergraduate research sessions hosted by the Eastern Economics Association. The IPE sessions attract students from all over the country and from institutions including the likes of MIT, Smith College, Colby College, and the College of Wooster, to name a few. [...]
Economics faculty (Drs. Dobis, Flores, Greenley, Hansen, and Stutes) welcomed nearly 30 department alumni to an Alumni Reunion at Kip’s in St. Louis Park, Minn., April 19. The event included a presentation by Dr. Flores summarizing department events that occurred since the 2011 reunion. Ten current students attended the event and enjoyed the opportunity to [...]
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