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Economics and Business Research



From ethnographies to self studies to data analysis, research–both informal and through formal programs like SOAR—is deeply embedded in the economics and business curriculum. We don't just ask you to gather data, we immerse you in the experience and encourage critical thinking alongside that data. From preparing a promotional calendar for the Iron Pigs (our local minor league baseball team) to examining the diversity climate on campus, your opportunities for exploration are endless.


Sonia Aziz Faculty Luncheon: The Economics of Poverty

Sonia Aziz, associate professor of economics, reveals what really leads to results in developmental economics

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The Road from Injury to InFocus

PJ Mindo '16 explores how poverty and inequality is affected through the Affordable Care Act

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Addressing Global Economics Through Research

Huy Quoc Huynh '15, with the help of Dr. Jim West, takes a deep dive into the opportunities and challenges of the Vietnamese economy as a global competitor

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Selling a Story

Morgan LaPointe '15 examine how Disney uses immersive media and story structure to foster brand loyalty

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