With a global reputation for outstanding teaching and research, the Economics Department at the Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics provides a vibrant atmosphere for undergraduate and graduate learning, research, and development.  Programs are designed to teach students the apparatus of the mind by studying and engaging in pressing issues and problems that face today's societies. Respected as a social science, the Economics programs also serves as the foundation for many of the business disciplines.  Students create an experience by applying skills and knowledge to a new world context.