Economics

Every day people and societies make choices about how to improve their well-being. We analyze these decisions.

We teach students to apply data, empirical methods and economic theory to study real-world events. Nearly two-thirds of Amherst graduates have taken our introductory course. We are proud to count two Nobel laureates among our alumni.

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Students meet with alumni to gain knowledge about the business world.

Students Trek to New York City for Immersive Program on Business and Finance

During Interterm in January, the Amherst College Career Center launched its Finance Trek as part of the newly established Careers in Business and Finance Program.

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