Economics: International Political Economy
You want to tackle policy issues that affect the U.S. and the world, such as climate change, terrorism, nuclear proliferation, and economic development.
Study Economics with a focus on the International Political Economy and you will better understand cultural diversity and variations in economic and political systems among nations. You will examine the key players in the global arena and the international issues confronting the U.S. You will learn and apply analytical tools to interpret such issues and evaluate international policies.
The Bachelor of Arts with a major in Economics provides you with the knowledge to explore and understand human behavior, contemporary social issues such as poverty, discrimination, economic justice, history, culture, and international relations.
Future careers, post-grad opportunities
You will be well prepared for graduate studies in politics, economics, and law. By studying global issues, you will have the necessary flexibility to seek career opportunities in government, non-government organizations, international organizations, and business.
Faculty represent a wide range of expertise in areas such as healthcare, the public sector, international trade and economic development, labor and industrial organization, teaching methods, and human capital development. Their applied research and publications cover immigration and wage discrimination, market freedom and government intervention, forecasting, and healthcare market and policy, among others. Faculty serve as consultants to both private and public enterprises in the New England region, as well as international organizations such as the World Bank of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.