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

Raj Soin College of Business maintains prestigious AACSB Business and Accounting Accreditation

The Raj Soin College of Business has maintained its accredited status by ensuring the highest level of quality in teaching, research and service.

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.

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