Student guides

Materials for beginners and grad students alike

These guides provide an introduction for students new to the field of economics:

A few economists at the 2019 AEA Annual Meeting offered their candid thoughts about the most urgent question that economists are tackling today. The responses ranged far and wide, but a theme emerged: inequality.


Much more than finance, banking, business and government, a degree in economics is useful to all individuals and can lead to many interesting career choices. These four diverse individuals offer their insights on how a background in economics can be a tool for solving very human problems.