Economics and Finance

Economics and finance issues continue to dominate the front page and the business section: the Chinese economy, Federal Reserve policy, falling labor force participation, 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.




Huntsman Students in Dubai

Seven Huntsman students were invited to the Insight Dubai Women’s Conference in the United Arab Emirates. One of those students, Wendy Bosshardt, Marketing and Psychology, ’15, attended the conference last year and was one of only four students worldwide to be invited back to be an international...

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Alumnus Named CEO of Buffett Company

Justin Wheeler, Finance and French, ’95, has been appointed as the CEO of Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, LLC. After graduating from USU, Wheeler worked for a small private equity firm and then went on to earn his MBA from Brigham Young University. He spent the next 14 years working for Leucadia...

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California's drought has reached Biblical-plague proportions. It's time for a drastic measure.

By Professor Randy Simmons. Last January, California Governor Jerry Brown declared a State of Emergency following projections of severe drought. State bureaucrats and local officials jumped into action and mandated any number of water conservation tactics. While some have been relatively...

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