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Welcome

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.

What's Happening

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Jul. 12, 2021

Research by UNLV economists finds that pandemic stay-at-home orders put a strain on already tight water resources.

Jul. 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.

Jun. 8, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.

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May. 11, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.

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