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College of Business
Economics & Finance Dept.
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Laramie, WY 82071
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University of Wyoming Economics and Finance

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 and financial issues that matter locally and around the globe, including issues related to environmental policy, natural resources, energy, market organization, trade, economic development, and finance.

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Jay Shogren

Jason Shogren to receive honorary doctorate from University Aix-Marseille                                                                    Congratulations to Dr. Jay Shogren, who will be decorated with an honorary doctorate from Université d’Aix-Marseille in France this fall. Dr. Shogren, Stroock Professor of Natural Resource Conservation and Management in the University of Wyoming College of Business Department of Economics and Finance, shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former Vice President Al Gore and others for his work on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He has also been named a fellow of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE), the nation’s pre-eminent professional society for environmental economists and policy. 

World Bank publishes UW research on poverty in rural areas
World Bank Publishes UW Research on Poverty in Rural Areas
People living in remote, less-productive agricultural lands in developing countries need particular attention in any efforts to reduce poverty, two University of Wyoming researchers have concluded.  Read more

UW Researchers Urge New Approach to Pandemic Prevention, University of Wyoming Department of Economics and Finance
A University of Wyoming economics faculty member and a recent UW Ph.D. graduate are among the authors of a scientific paper calling for increased global efforts to fight emerging diseases before they can spread significantly.  Read more

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"Income Inequality in Wyoming"

Interview with Rob Godby
Interview with Prof. Robert Godby

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