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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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Nov. 9, 2021

After a devastating hit to the local economy in 2020 and rapid growth in 2021, UNLV economists forecast a bright future - if pandemic conditions continue to improve.

Nov. 4, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change at UNLV.

The exterior of Beam Hall and the student union lit up at night
Oct. 14, 2021

Nov. 9 event to provide economic forecast for 2022 along with in-depth analysis about what’s to come for Southern Nevada.

Mary Blankenship peers into Scienta
Sep. 16, 2021

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

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