Economics and finance issues continue to dominate the front page and the business section: the sequester, health care reform and insurance markets, Cyprus banking crisis, Federal Reserve policy, falling labor force participation, dollar versus the yen, etc. Economists may not always or even rarely agree, but at least we have interesting problems to discuss and solve. If you want to join the debate and develop marketable skills along the way, we encourage you to learn more by visiting our classes, attending our seminars, joining a club, or meeting with our faculty.
For the 2012-13 school year the Economics and Finance Department has hired 3 new faculty members and 3 faculty members were selected to receive awards from the University during 2012-13.
Our recent graduates are doing great things. We’d like to give you the opportunity to meet some student who graduated last spring and see what their future holds.
Last year two well know individuals with financial backgrounds, James Bullard and John Stossel, spoke to students of the Huntsman School.
Professor William F. Shughart II, of the Huntsman School of Business, said the recently reported IRS action of auditing non-profit groups based on their political leanings is not new, but rather it is part of a historical pattern in which the federal agency’s practices have been influenced by...
The first scholarly handbook in managerial economics published, co-edited by the Huntsman School’s own Economics Professor William F. Shughart II, is now available for purchase in both the United States and Europe.
Professor Diana Thomas worked with the Institute for Humane Studies recently to create four innovative, highly graphic, short videos that illustrate some intriguing ideas in her field of research, public choice. The videos are free online as part of the Learn Liberty series, with the goal of...