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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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Sep. 16, 2021

UNLV undergrad Mary Blankenship blends public policy, science, and economics into a cocktail for successful global change.

Sep. 7, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting community and perseverance at UNLV.

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Sep. 7, 2021

Alumnus Mike Peregrina turns his humbling financial setback into a new model for home buying.

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Aug. 11, 2021

Brookings Mountain West and Lincy Institute's Caitlin Saladino's work helping fuel undergraduate research earns her UNLV's Top Tier Award.

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The Department of Economics is one of the departments in the Lee Business School.