Economics is a discipline that encompasses a breath of policy-related topics, from energy and the environment to poverty and welfare. The department’s forward-thinking approach encourages its students to evaluate current policy by actively questioning mainstream thinking.


NYC Finance Experience

Bank Of America-0042During winter break, more than two dozen Hobart and William Smith students took to the bustling financial district of New York City for a four-day immersive Finance Experience involving an…
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The Next Phase of Sustainability at HWS

Substainablity Staf-00040[1]Hobart and William Smith’s sustainability goals are threefold — environmental, economic and social — says Sustainability Manager Michael Amadori, and he wants to “work with students on issues that impact…
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Day on the Hill 2019

Day on the Hill GroupThroughout the nation’s capital, 20 HWS students met with the alums, parents and friends of the Colleges who work as dedicated lawmakers, activists, economists and politicians. Led this year by…
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An Introduction to Boston’s Financial Hub

Brown Brother HarrimanThis week, Hobart and William Smith students are investing three days of their winter break exploring the financial hub of Boston, Mass., through the eyes of recent alums, parents, career…
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Mays ’06 Named to Top Economic Development Post    

Mays AmandaAmanda Mays ’06 has been named regional director of Empire State Development for Western New York and executive director of the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council. Featured in an…
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