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There is ongoing debate in policy circles, the media, and around kitchen tables about the value of a college degree. Given the investments of time and money involved, some skeptics - and likely some students and their families -

Major Decisions: What Graduates Earn Over Their Lifetimes


There is ongoing debate in policy circles, the media, and around kitchen tables about the value of a college degree. Given the investments of time and money involved, some skeptics - and likely some students and their families -

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Felicitas Adu-Acheampong traveled 5,600 miles from her home in Kumasi, Ghana, to Detroit last year to pursue her Ph.D. in economics.

Far from home, international student making the most of fellowship award


Felicitas Adu-Acheampong traveled 5,600 miles from her home in Kumasi, Ghana, to Detroit last year to pursue her Ph.D. in economics.

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Department Secretary Cheri Miller was honored on April 22, 2014 for 40 years of service to the University.

Cheri Miller Honored for 40 Years of Service


Department Secretary Cheri Miller was honored on April 22, 2014 for 40 years of service to the University.

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On July 11, 2012,  the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business conducted a hearing titled "Is FMCSA’s CSA Program Driving Small Businesses Off the Road?". Associate Professor Michael Belzer was one of the people who testified.

Economics Professor testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business


On July 11, 2012, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business conducted a hearing titled "Is FMCSA’s CSA Program Driving Small Businesses Off the Road?". Associate Professor Michael Belzer was one of the people who testified.

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An article in the Wall Street Journal indicates that a student

Economics Majors Are Among Best Paid


An article in the Wall Street Journal indicates that a student's choice of major plays a major part in their salary after graduation. The study found that Economics majors had the highest average wage, ahead of engineering, finance, and accounting.

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The Economics Department seeks to provide a rigorous, broad, and critical program in theoretical and empirical economics. Our faculty provides thorough grounding in economic theory and quantitative methods, as well as applications as traditional as international trade, or as new as health economics. Students will learn to analyze economic phenomena, evaluate policy debates, and assess the social and political implications of economic activities throughout the world.
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