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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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Oct. 6, 2020

Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute student researchers embrace remote learning and engage in public policy research to benefit UNLV and the region.

Portrait of Ian McDonough economics professor at Lee Business School
Jun. 22, 2020

Ian McDonough was a skateboarding, hockey-loving aspiring veterinarian until one international economics class changed his path and his life forever.

May. 20, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting the staff and students of UNLV who exemplify what it means to be a Rebel, even from home.

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May. 6, 2020

With seasons derailed by the coronavirus, spring athletes take matters into their own hands to stay ready for whenever competition resumes.

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