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Economics and Finance

The Department of Economics and Finance is composed of faculty and staff who are dedicated to the mission of building an excellent department and a large group of talented students who are laying the foundations of high-impact careers in economics and finance. Come join us and see why economics and finance dominate the headlines and why these majors are so popular on campus.


Faculty Recognition

Congratulations to:

  • Briggs Depew: Huntsman School of Business Researcher of the Year 2018
  • Jared DeLisle: Financial Review Readers' Choice Best Paper Award – 2017, for his paper "Passive Institutional Ownership, R2 Trends, and Price Informativeness"

Conducting Academic Research

This summer I had the opportunity to attend the Business of Teaching Conference and conduct research with a group of students and professors in Iceland and Denmark. Although I am not a professor, I wa…

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Inaugural Professor: Does Finance Really Matter?

Does Finance Really Matter? Ben Blau, Economics and Finance professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, answered this question at the president’s inaugural lecture on…

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