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

The documentary “The Power of Movement,” produced by Wright State economics alums Rajesh D. and Sarah E. Felix, was released in November.
Riley Williams transferred to Wright State as a freshman and immediately felt like he had a place in the university community.

Department News

11 people with Wright State ties named to Dayton Business Journal’s ‘Forty Under 40’

“Forty Under 40” honorees include Andrew Beauchamp, chair of economics, and Nick Warrington, director of events and community engagement for the College of Liberal Arts and a 2012 Wright State graduate.

Wright State women achievers celebrated by Women’s Center during Black History Month

The Women's Center is celebrating Black women doing wonderful things at Wright State.
Professor Daniel Asamoah

Business faculty research provides insight for businesses and organizations

The Raj Soin College of Business started a video series, Research Insights for Business, about faculty research and real-world application and the implication it has on businesses, organizations, nonprofits, and governmental agencies.

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