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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.

August 13, 2018
Assistant Professor of Economics Amanda Deerfield has published research examining the effects of cooperative learning on exam grades earned in Principles of Macroeconomics. Her findings suggest that economics students who participated in cooperative learning activities earned higher grades on… Find Out More
August 8, 2018
Asif Dowla, professor of economics and Landers Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts, had a review of the book, “Where India Goes: Abandoned Toilets, Stunted Development and the Costs of Caste” (HarperCollins, 2017) by Diane Coffey and Dean Spears, published in South Asia @LSE blog hosted by the London… Find Out More
June 27, 2018
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been named among the Best Colleges for Economics Degree Programs by To determine this ranking, gathered data profiles on more than 400 institutions across the country and ran them through a multi-point methodology. Based on the criteria,… Find Out More
May 18, 2018
Amanda Deerfield, assistant professor of economics, and Sriparna Ghosh, visiting professor of economics, presented research at the Association of Private Enterprise Education in Las Vegas, Nevada, in April.  Deerfield’s research in “Examining the Relationship Between Economic Freedom and… Find Out More
May 8, 2018
Asif Dowla, professor of economics and Landers Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts, published an article “Climate Change and Microfinance” in the journal Business Strategy and Development. The article examines how microfinance institutions that… Find Out More
April 11, 2018
Professor of Economics Donald Stabile was recently interviewed about his work on a living wage by Phil Mariage for the show, “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.” The show is produced by KUAR, the national public radio station at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Ark.

The discussion focused on… Find Out More