From undergraduate studies to PhDs, UW offers economics degree programs and finance degree programs that provide students with the academic background that enables them to succeed in a variety of career options.
- E&F faculty and students examine economic & financial issues that matter locally and around the globe, including environmental policy, natural resources, energy, market organization, trade, finance and economic development. The department has produced a world-class program by pulling together scientists with a common purpose-how to use economics and finance to create more well-being while protecting our environment and natural resources.
- In 2010, the National Research Council (NRC) ranked the Department as the nation's leader in faculty research output and eighth overall in research productivity out of 120 US PhD programs. Economics and finance degree programs at UW include a bachelor of science, master of science, and Ph.D.
Why Major in Economics & Finance?
- Economics & Finance degree programs provide you with a logical method of thinking you can use forever; you will have a set of tools that will help shape how you view the world's affairs.
- Starting salaries of economics & finance majors traditionally rank high among all starting salaries. Your degree gives you a top 5 salary immediately and in the long-term with a 2009 starting median salary of $50,000 and mid career median salary of $101,000 (http://www.payscale.com/)
Professor Ed Barbier Speaks at Conference
Professor Edward B. Barbier will be a Keynote Speaker at the
ESPA Annual Science Conference in London which is being held on Wednesday,
November 20 and Thursday, November 21. Read more...
For more information about the event, click here.
Welcome New Faculty Member to Department of Economics and Finance: Dr. Linda Thunstrom
Dr. Thunstrom has been a visiting professor in the
Department of Economics and Finance for the last 2 years, and it has been a
very positive experience for her. She is excited about starting her new job as
an assistant professor in the department this fall. Her research is in the
fields of health economics, public economics and behavioral economics. Her focus
is on analyzing contributors to the rise in diet related illnesses and how
public policy may impact healthy choices, but she enjoys digging into other
topics as well. Read more...
Join Graduate Students on September 14 for Hike at the Longs Peak
Longs Peak is one of the more difficult but accessible
14'ers because of the distance and elevation gain of the trail. The hike is
about 14 miles with 5,100 feet of elevation gain. Read more...
UW Graduate Continues Family Legacy
The Economics and Finance
department had special visitors last week when Dr. Do and his family stopped
in. Dr. Do is a professor of Economics at Hanoi University of Agriculture. His
daughter graduated from UW Read more...
Investment Management Class Presents to State Loan Investment Board
On April 11th, the Investment Management class presented their investment performance to the State Loan Investment Board in Cheyenne. The class manages approximately $1.25 million dollars in assets from the State of Wyoming and The University of Wyoming foundation. Read more...