The Department of Economics at Illinois State University has a longstanding reputation for excellence in research, education and community service.are engaged in research across a wide range of interests and, based on research productivity alone, the department consistently ranks among the top non-doctoral economics programs. provide an opportunity for additional interaction with colleagues and visiting scholars.
Ouris noted for exceptional commitment to teaching quality and an innovative curriculum. Additional learning opportunities for undergraduates include the and senior projects. The offers a Master’s degree with concentrations in applied economics, electricity, natural gas & telecommunications, applied community & economic development, or financial economics.
Department faculty and staff are involved in service to the university, the community, industry and public agencies. The Department hosts the , a non-profit organization that conducts conferences on issues in electricity, natural gas & telecommunications and provides support for student internships in industry. The Department also is a co-sponsor of the , which provides internships and assistantships for students in the applied community and economic development sequence.
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