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The discipline of economics studies how to allocate scarce resources to meet unlimited wants. A blend of theory and applied quantitative and analytical skills, a degree in economics prepares students for jobs in businesses, financial firms, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations and for advanced degrees in business, economics, law, public administration, and other social sciences.

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Dec. 27, 2018

Student achievements including competition wins, a world record, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2018.

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Dec. 26, 2018

In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.

Makayla Palmer poses in the Xeric Garden on UNLV's campus.
Dec. 10, 2018

A health economist in the Lee Business School, her research interests center around policies addressing the health of low-income and at-risk infants and children.

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Oct. 16, 2018

Growing demand drives growth in online courses. Here are the people and tools helping faculty cross the digital divide.

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