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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. 16, 2018

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

Brenden O'Toole and Mohamed Trabia
Oct. 9, 2018

Brenden O'Toole, Mohamed Trabia, and Bernard Malamud all received valuable mentoring as students, and now try to repay it with younger generations.

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Oct. 2, 2018

UNLV researchers explore how plant genes, food rescue, and financial savvy could help feed humankind.

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Sep. 7, 2018

Some students spent their summer lounging peacefully at the pool. Zantana Ephrem spent hers studying just war theory.  

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