Department of Economics

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Economics is the study of how resources are created and used and how to make the best use of available resources. Economics students learn to make decisions and recommendations that are vital to the success of businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, households, and for society as a whole.

Success Stories

Elizabeth Conzo-Kershner helped establish a Student Government scholarship when she was a student and to get it endowed in 2018.

Mathew Muhlenkamp is a Senior in the B.S.B. in Business Economics Program. Mathew was awarded an outstanding student scholarship by the Department of Economics for this academic year.  He is in the Wright State University Honors Program and is currently working on Senior Honors Thesis on the effects of sales taxes. 

Department News

Wright State well represented on state higher education committee

New alumnus Daniel Palmer and Dan Krane, president of Wright State’s Faculty Senate, were appointed to the Ohio Undergraduate Mission Study Committee.

Wright State employees honored for excellence

Wright State University will recognize select staff and faculty members for their vital contributions to the university with the Awards for Excellence ceremony April 2.

Presidential Award for Outstanding NTE Faculty: Teaching

Kerry Martin
Kerry Martin is dedicated to working as hard as necessary to ensure her students receive the education they need to succeed.

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