Students delve into all facets of economic activity: its development, problems and trends, and public and private institutions. The program's scope is broad to suit the needs of students with diverse career interests, and graduates go on to programs in economics, business administration, and law as well as careers in public administration, international relations, environmental protection, health care, social work, and education.
Kennedy Lecture in honor of Professor Robin Gottfried
November 6, 2013
To celebrate the recent retirement of Robin Gottfried as an economics professor, the Kennedy Lecture series will host a special lecture by Dennis Appleyard, Duke Professor of International Studies and Professor of Economics at Davidson College and Emeritus Professor of Economics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Kennedy Series lecturer Dr. Lacy Hunt, C’64, video now available
May 2, 2013
On October 25, 2012, Dr. Lacy Hunt C’64, executive vice president of Hoisington Investment Management Company (HIMCO) and vice-chairman of HIMCO's strategic investment policy committee gave a lecture at Sewanee on "The Limits of Fiscal and Monetary Policies."
Professor Mohiuddin to attend Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony in honor of Muhammad Yunus
April 5, 2013
Professor Yasmeen Mohiuddin will attend the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony in honor of Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Laureate, on Wednesday, April 17. Mohiuddin was invited by Speaker of the House John A. Boehner at the request of Professor Yunus.