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Department of Economics

Studying economics is for anyone who wants to learn how the world works. Studying economics at Minnesota helps develop the analytical and creative thinking skills to push the frontier of our understanding.

Edward C. Prescott

Edward C. Prescott, 1940-2022

Ed Prescott, Nobel laureate and Minnesota faculty member 1980-2003, has passed away. He made lasting contributions to the field of economics and through the legions of students he advised, mentored, and taught.

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Minnesota Graduate Students

We are proud of the research contributions that our past graduates have made in economics. They also enter the job market with extensive teaching experience, gathering a full repertoire of notes and techniques for undergraduate economics teaching. 

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Minnesota Economics Seminars

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Learn more about upcoming seminars by the Department of Economics and the Federal Reserve Bank.

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