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Department of Economics

College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies

About Economics

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Economics is a social science that examines the functioning of markets and determination of prices, distribution of income, and the overall level of income, rates of unemployment and inflation, and the attendant social problems of these systems.

The Economics major at Sacramento State is designed to provide students with a liberal education with special emphasis on the economic aspects of society, analysis of contemporary economic problems, critical thinking, and  the communication and computer skills needed to evaluate private and public policy issues.

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    Economics Department
    Tahoe Hall , Room 3028
    M-F, 8:00–12:00 1:00–5:00pm

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    Phone: (916) 278-6223

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