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From undergraduate studies to PhDs, UW offers economics degree programs that provide students with the academic background that enables them to succeed in a variety of career options.
  • Economics faculty and students examine economic issues that matter locally and around the globe, including issues related to environmental policy, natural resources, energy, market organization, trade, and economic development.

  • The University of Wyoming Department of Economics continues to be ranked among the world’s top programs in environmental economics, according to IDEAS, a prestigious worldwide organization that disseminates economics research. IDEAS is a service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

    In its “Top 10% Institutions and Economists in the Field of Environmental Economics,” Research Papers in Economics ranked the UW Department of Economics 11th. The list includes all academic and non-academic research institutions globally. Among universities only, UW is ranked sixth in the world. Read More

  • World Should Heed Lessons from Hurricane Katrina, UW Economist Says (WyoFile) - A decade after Hurricane Katrina hammered America’s Gulf Coast, measures are being taken there to protect against similar devastation from natural disasters -- as well as against long-term, gradual impacts resulting from climate change.  Read more

  • French University to Honor UW’s Jay Shogren (WyoFile) — Add an honorary degree from a French university to the growing list of accolades for University of Wyoming Economics Professor Jay Shogren.

    Officials at Aix-Marseille University (AMU) announced they will bestow the “Docteur Honoris Causa” upon Shogren in November 2015. According to the citation, he was chosen because of his reputation, impact on the scientific community and collaboration with AMU faculty members. Read more


Interview with Professor Robert Godby
Interview with Professor Robert Godby


Interview with Professor Ed Barbier
Interview with Professor Ed Barbier

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