What is Economics?

Economics is the study of scarcity. The central challenge of this field is determining the most effective use of resources for advancing individual and social welfare. In the UB Department of Economics, students embrace a rigorous curriculum that unveils the fascinating psychology and science behind production, consumption and wealth.

Department Economics
Major BA in Economics
Combined Degree BA/MA in Economics
Combined Degree BA/MS in Economics/Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Minor Economics Minor
Address 415 Fronczak Hall
Phone (716) 645-8670
Other Departments and Programs