Economics is a discipline that encompasses a breadth 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.


Commencement 2020: Curry ’75 to Deliver Address; Greenawalt ’66 and Jemison will also receive Honorary Degrees

Commencement-honorariesDuring the spring Commencement exercises, Hobart and William Smith will award the institution’s highest honor to three individuals whose profound personal and professional achievements intersect with critical aspects of the…
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Reynolds ’78 Endows Sandra McGuire Scholarship

McGuire SandyProfessor Emeritus and Former Interim President Patrick A. McGuire L.H.D. ’12 served as an adviser to economics major Bob Reynolds ’78, but it was the friendship and counsel of McGuire’s…
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Holden ’20 Forges Career in Commercial Real Estate

Holden Eric Headshot  KColton 19-0011-00034BAfter graduation, Eric Holden ’20 intends to get to know New York City from the ground up. As a junior broker at leading commercial real estate firm Savills, Holden will…
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Tate ’23 Coaches Robotics Team

Chu_Sandra-duWith seven years of experience as a member and leader of FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams, Joseph Tate ’23 was a natural candidate when FLL Coach Sandra Chu decided to…
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Boston Finance Experience 

Brown Brother HarrimanDuring winter break, a group of students will get a one-of-a-kind look at the world of banking and investment and connect with the alums, parents and friends of the Colleges…
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