Economics

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As a foundation for business principles, economics is a social science that studies how individuals, governments, firms and nations make choices about allocating scare resources between alternate and competing wants. Paul College offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs that will ground you in the concepts and models of economics, while also teaching you the tools of economic analysis and how you can use these tools to analyze and better understand real world-situations such as efficiency of resource use, fairness of economic outcomes, and development of global and national economies. 

  • "I was fortunate enough to have the support of several UNH faculty members in the audience — Karen Conway, Robert Mohr and Joe Sabia — when I received the award, in addition to all of their valuable feedback along the way. I want to express my gratitude for the education that I received in the Ph.D...
    "I was fortunate enough to have the support of several UNH faculty members in the audience — Karen Conway, Robert Mohr and Joe Sabia — when I received the award, in addition to all of their valuable feedback along the way. I want to express my gratitude for the education that I received in the Ph.D...
  • Gina Occhipinti is using her economic knowledge to fight global poverty
    Gina Occhipinti ’18 had the opportunity to research microfinance in a unique setting. This past summer, she was in the Philippines working with local women entrepreneurs. “Microfinance is the practice of giving small loans to people in poverty to help them start and grow their business,” says...
    Gina Occhipinti is using her economic knowledge to fight global poverty
    Gina Occhipinti ’18 had the opportunity to research microfinance in a unique setting. This past summer, she was in the Philippines working with local women entrepreneurs. “Microfinance is the practice of giving small loans to people in poverty to help them start and grow their business,” says...
  • Kevin Knarr ’91, chief operating officer of UnitedHealthcare Employer and Individual, part of the Fortune 500 UnitedHealth Group, understands the importance of giving back to his alma mater. In addition to supporting the building of Paul College and endowing two student scholarships, Knarr has...
    Kevin Knarr ’91, chief operating officer of UnitedHealthcare Employer and Individual, part of the Fortune 500 UnitedHealth Group, understands the importance of giving back to his alma mater. In addition to supporting the building of Paul College and endowing two student scholarships, Knarr has...

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