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, 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.
Job Market Candidates
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.