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Economics is the study of the process through which individuals and societies solve a particular human problem. It is the discussion of, and research into, how to ensure that limited resources are put to their most efficient use.

June 15, 2022
Five students from St. Mary’s College of Maryland comprised the winning team of the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) 2022 iOme Challenge national student essay competition. The student team of Mary Claire Basso-Luca ’23, Jazlyn Benitez ’23, Peter Fortescue ’22, Rachael Freeman ’24… Find Out More
May 9, 2022
Assistant Professor of Economics Amanda Deerfield has published a research article in the Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice journal called “Entrepreneurship and Regulatory Voids: The Case of Ridesharing.”

Drawing on public choice theory, Deerfield and co-author Niklas Elert, of the Research… Find Out More
July 21, 2021
Assistant Professor of Economics Linden McBride is lead author of the paper “Predicting Poverty and Malnutrition for Targeting, Mapping, Monitoring, and Early Warning” recently published in the journal Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy.

Increasingly plentiful data and powerful predictive… Find Out More
February 24, 2021
Serdar Ongan, visiting professor of economics at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, has six new publications in 2021:

“Monetary Policy Uncertainties and Demand for Money for Japan: Nonlinear ARDL Approach” in the Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 26(1), 1-12 (SSCI);

“How Do Various Health… Find Out More
February 2, 2021
Donald Stabile, professor of economics and professor of the college at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a leading expert on the history and economics of the living wage, is a guest speaker at the Notre Dame Just Wage Forum 2021 on Friday, February 12, beginning at 1 p.m. Notre Dame Just Wage… Find Out More
June 9, 2020
The Center for the Study of Democracy will present a virtual panel featuring St. Mary's College of Maryland scientists on the St. Mary’s County COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Group and the St. Mary’s County Health Department to discuss public health issues including COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 24,… Find Out More
September 11, 2019
Associate Professors Emek Köse (math) and Amy Henderson (economics) together published a chapter in a volume titled “Mathematics for Social Justice: Resources for the College Classroom.”

Edited by Gizem Karaali and Lily S. Khadjavi, this volume “aims to support college instructors who wish to… Find Out More
September 10, 2019
In August, alumna Katelynne Cowart ’15 became the executive director of Community School Collaborative, a nonprofit located in Livingston, Montana.  


According to their website, the mission of Community School Collaborative is to enrich students’ educational experience and social development by… Find Out More
May 24, 2019
Amy Henderson, associate professor of economics, and Emek Köse, associate professor of mathematics, recently published “The Role of Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences in Extending Transformative Learning to All Students,” in the Journal of Transformative Learning.

Using case studies… Find Out More
April 11, 2019
Linden McBride, assistant professor of economics, has published the policy article, "The Puzzling Persistence of Rural Poverty," in Policy in Focus, a regular publication of the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth. It was written in collaboration with Esteban Quiñones, University of… Find Out More