Life of ConsequenceJump Start Betsy Brown '96 and Cory Allison '94 Paths converge for two alumnae supporting female-led start-up companies through angel investment partnership Read More
Life of ConsequenceSocial Entrepreneurship John Christopher '09 A Walk in Nepal Helped John Christopher '09 Find His Passion Read More
Tradition of InnovationReady for Market Matthew Kordonowy '16 Business Administration Major Wins Entrepreneurship Grant Read More
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- Academic Division: The Williams School
- Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Arts
- Academic Programs: Major Requirements
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Washington and Lee's Department of Economics seeks to give its students a fundamental understanding of economic processes and institutions with an emphasis on the liberal arts. Students in the department learn to think critically using the analytical tools of economic study, allowing them to apply economic theory to economic and social issues.
With the empirical tools of the discipline, students also develop an ability to evaluate the validity of theoretical predictions made by scholars in their field. Additionally, the department fosters a strong capacity to communicate in its students, making graduates well-suited to address complex issues in today's world.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
The Williams School, in partnership with the Office of Career Development, will again run its public policy and government trip to Washington, D.C. over Reading Days. The trip runs from Oct. 14-16,...
Monday, September 14, 2015
The Williams School announces five new tenure-track faculty and four visiting appointments for the 2015-16 academic year. The following faculty members have been appointed to tenure-track roles:...
Friday, September 11, 2015
The Center for International Education at Washington and Lee University has announced that two groups of faculty will receive support to establish Global Issues Seminars under the Global Fellows...