Welcome to the Department of Economics
In Economics, students learn how a market economy functions. Economics explains a great deal about business decisions and consumer behavior. As an economics major, you will learn why economies grow and the causes of business cycles. Also,understanding economics is useful if you are interested in politics and public policy. You will learn how taxes, subsidies, and government regulation of business activity affect consumer welfare, job creation and prosperity.
Candy may be the coin of the realm for appeasing spooks on Halloween night, but who will be the economic winners and losers if we awake on November 1 to find that the economy has been transformed by a Zombie Apocalypse? Read more
Economics Professor Glen Whitman quoted in the Wall Street Journal. Read more
Please join Drs. Glen Whitman and James Dow, two faculty members of the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, at an outdoor book-signing event for their newly published Economics of the Undead: Zombies, Vampires and the Dismal Science, to take place on the California State University, Northridge (CSUN) campus (between Juniper Hall and Noski Auditorium) on Thursday, October 30, at 5:30 p.m. Read more
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