- Academic Division: The Williams School
- Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Arts
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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.
W&L Study Quantifies Psychological Damage of Stalking
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W&L Economist Comments on Potential Impact of Government Shutdown (Audio)
Monday, September 30, 2013
Linda Hooks, professor of economics, discusses the possible ramifications of a shutdown of the federal government.
W&L's Silwal Receives Nepalese Education Medal
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
The Vidya Bhushan medals are conferred annual to highlight the importance of education in Nepal.