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Economic literacy is essential to a liberal arts education because it provides a framework for understanding the forces that shape the global economy and society in which we live, as well as a systematic approach to decision making on both a personal and an institutional level.

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The mission of the Department of Economics is to create new economic knowledge and disseminate economic knowledge to our students and colleagues, the citizens of Kansas, and the world.

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The Department of Economics offers three undergraduate degrees, two certifications, a Master of Arts degree, and a Ph.D. program.

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Listen to Professor David Slusky on Freakonomics, M.D., talking about his work on Uber & ambulances.
Congratulations to Dr. Sabarwal for being selected as Associate Editor for International Journal of Economic Theory and continuing to lead research at national and international levels.

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