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Economics at Earlham introduces students to the theoretical and empirical tools of economic analysis. Our students develop and hone the skills required to undertake independent research.

Our faculty is involved locally and beyond from studying Richmond’s Blight Elimination Program to collaborating on a GLCA collaborative project which tracks economics, socio-communal and foreign policy issues in India.

Our interdisciplinary approach broaden students’ perspectives and experiences. Your classmates will include students from Earlham's Environmental Studies, International Studies, Business and Nonprofit Management, and Peace and Global Studies programs.

Highlights

You can travel overseas to participate in our London program, often led a member of the Department's faculty

Economics majors pursue further study at a number of leading universities, including Brown, Duke, Harvard, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina State, Virginia and Yale.

Others have made successful careers in consulting, banking, government, the private nonprofit sector and teaching. Employers of our graduates include: E-Trade Financial, U.S. Census Bureau and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.