Economics

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

Economists study choices. They explain why economic phenomena occur, how markets work and how government policy influences the economy. Skills sharpened with economics are applicable to many jobs including investment banker, statistician, budget analyst, trade specialist, economic analyst and more. Their valuable insight to economic theories qualify them for careers in business as well as government, law and teaching.

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Undergraduate Programs

ECONOMICS MAJOR ECONOMICS MINOR

Ph.D. Program

PH.D. IN ECONOMICS

“Economics affects every part of your life. Most students think it’s just prices and money, but what they don’t realize is we study choices households, businesses and governments make under scarcity. We use quantitative methods to show how we could make those choices.”

–Dr. Laurie Miller, associate professor of practice in economics

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Rosenbaum, David I
Department Chair and John T. & Mable M. Hay Professor of Economics
Associate Director, Bureau of Business Research
HLH 525 J
P.O. Box 880489
Lincoln, NE 68588-0489
402-472-2318