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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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Jan. 5, 2021

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV experts and their analysis of all things politics in 2020.

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Dec. 31, 2020

As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.

Dec. 10, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting the election, COVID-19, and scientific discovery at UNLV.

Nov. 12, 2020

First-generation alumnus learned to navigate his way to a degree by continually asking questions.

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