- Why do the rich get richer while the poor get poorer?
- How do large international firms affect wages, technology and economic development?
- Do women really earn less than men?
- What caused the Great Recession?
The study of economics attempts to answer these questions and many more. The economics department at the University of Massachusetts Boston offers an undergraduate major and minor, a five year BA/MA, and a MA in Applied Economics.
For a list of upcoming events sponsored by the Economics Department, including our seminar series, please click here.
Economics Department Events:
Mar 6 @ 6:00PM | Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3540
Panel Discussion: Contested Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership ›
Mar 23 @ 4:00PM | Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3540
Climate Policy as if the Present Generation Matters ›
Apr 12 @ 4:00PM | UMass Boston
Transfer Open House: Spring 2017 ›
May 25 @ 3:00PM | Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, 290 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210
2017 Graduate Commencement Ceremony ›
May 26 @ 9:30AM | TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114
2017 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony ›
All Events ›
UMB Calendar ›