Economics is a discipline that encompasses a breath of policy-related topics, from energy and the environment to poverty and welfare. The department’s forward-thinking approach encourages its students to evaluate current policy by actively questioning mainstream thinking.


McDonald ’18 Interns at the Emerson Foundation

McDonald_Rebecca_1A victory in her journey toward a career in nonprofit organizations, Rebecca McDonald ’18 is interning at the Fred L. Emerson Foundation in Auburn, N.Y., this summer. At the foundation,…
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Cytryn ’14 Featured on “Bloomberg Markets”

Courtney CytrynCourtney Cytryn ’14, a mergers and acquisitions global data analyst at Bloomberg News, was recently featured on Bloomberg’s live radio show, “Bloomberg Markets,” for the fifth time. During the segment,…
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Mertens Accepted to Gerrymandering Reform Project

Jo Beth Mertens 2Associate Professor Emerita of Economics Jo Beth Mertens is one of just 30 Ph.D.s accepted to the expert witness training program administered by the nonpartisan Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group…
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Stern ’16 Begins Peace Corps Assignment in Thailand

Stern Thailand 1It was a life-changing 2014 internship in Hanoi, Vietnam, that first gave Nikolai Stern ’16 the idea of volunteering for the Peace Corps. “I was interested in studying abroad in…
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Salita ’19 Interns at Red Circle Agency

Red CircleThis summer, Jonah Salita ’19 of Excelsior, Minn., has joined the Red Circle Agency in Minneapolis, as a copywriting intern, developing insight into the fields of marketing and advertising. The…
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