Economics and Finance

Economics and finance issues continue to dominate the front page and the business section: the sequester, health care reform and insurance markets, Cyprus banking crisis, Federal Reserve policy, falling labor force participation, dollar versus the yen, etc. Economists may not always or even rarely agree, but at least we have interesting problems to discuss and solve. If you want to join the debate and develop marketable skills along the way, we encourage you to learn more by visiting our classes, attending our seminars, joining a club, or meeting with our faculty.



Ben Blau

New Faculty and Award Winners

For the 2012-13 school year the Economics and Finance Department has hired 3 new faculty members and 3 faculty members were selected to receive awards from the University during 2012-13.

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Todd Jones

Meet Past Students

Our recent graduates are doing great things. We’d like to give you the opportunity to meet some student who graduated last spring and see what their future holds.

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John Stossel and Sterling Morris

Recent Guest

Last year two well know individuals with financial backgrounds, James Bullard and John Stossel, spoke to students of the Huntsman School.

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Huntsman School Success Story: Brooke Siler

Brooke Siler, '14, Economics and Biochemistry, Goldwater Scholar, 2014 Huntsman School Valedictorian. In the book Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg, she describes that your career path should not just be climbing up the corporate ladder, but rather traversing through a jungle gym. My experience at USU...

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Always an Aggie: Sterling Morris

When looking for the best college and academic experience available, Sterling Morris chose Utah State University. Sterling graduated from USU with a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems along with earning two Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and International Business.

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To own your education is to dare mighty things

As an economics student planning to enter the field of public health and health policy, I discovered the Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) at Columbia University through a Google search—proof that opportunities are literally at our fingertips.

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