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.


Examining Medieval Architecture in Edinburgh

During a weekend excursion while studying abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland, John Schenk '20 poses in front of Loch Ness in Inverness, Scotland.Following internships with the world’s largest commercial real estate and investment firms CBRE and Colliers International, John Schenk ’20 sought an abroad program that would continue to expand his knowledge…
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At J.P. Morgan Chase, Weingast Thanks Alums

Weingast 1For Elizabeth Weingast ’18, the “continued guidance and support” of HWS alums has not only helped her find a niche in the financial world, but a platform to mentor current…
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Drennen Named USAEE Senior Fellow

Drennen TomThomas E. Drennen, Professor of Economics and Chair of the Environmental Studies Department and Entrepreneurial Studies Program, was recognized this fall with the Senior Fellow Award from the United States…
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Keogh ’91 Named CEO of Volkswagen of America

Keogh-Scott--2041.jpg[1]Volkswagen Group of America announced that Scott Keogh ’91 will serve as the brand’s next president and CEO. As president of Audi of America since 2012, Keogh has been responsible…
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Vahid-Ahdieh ’85, P’17 Receives Board of Trustees Career Services Award

WS Women at Work Lunch 01During the first annual William Smith @ Work conference, Hobart and William Smith Colleges presented Managing Director at Citi Private Bank Mehrnaz “Naz” Vahid-Ahdieh ’85, P’17 with the Board of…
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