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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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Congrats to Prof. Eungsik Kim on receiving a KU International Affairs research travel grant to South Korea! Learn more about his work abroad.
Prof. Lugovskyy Accepted into Pardee RAND Graduate School’s Faculty Leaders Program 2022. Learn more here!

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