Faculty Spotlight

Faculty
Dr. Robert Rogers, professor of economics, has been a faculty member at Ashland University since 1993. He earned his Ph.D. in economics from George Washington... Read more
Staff
Tina Lillo joined Ashland University in the fall of 2012 bringing over 20 years administrative experience to the College of Business & Economics. Previous experience... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Ali Hashemi joined Ashland University in 2012. He earned a B.S. in industrial engineering from the Isfahan University of Technology, a M.A. in information... Read more
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Dr. Mark A. Nadler is the A.L. Garber Family chair in economics and chair of the Department of Economics and Finance in the Dauch College... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Mark A. Nadler is the A.L. Garber Family chair in economics and chair of the Department of Economics and Finance in the Dauch College... Read more
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Professor Wendy Wasnich, assistant professor of economics, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1985. She received a Master of Arts in economics with a specialization... Read more

Careers in Economics

Average Career Salary 

$50,100-$98,600

Anticipated demand over next 10 years

According to BusinessWeek magazine, chief executive officers of major companies ranked
economics as the second best undergraduate degree students can receive.

Recent employers of our economics graduates inculde:

  • Bank One
  • Cigna Company
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Merrill Lynch & Company Foundation Inc.
  • Proctor and Gamble   See More...

Contact Information

Economics Department

Dr. Mark Nadler, Chair
Dauch College of Business & Economics
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805

mnadler@ashland.edu
419.289.5912

Predict consumer, company and country behavior with sophisticated techniques

Our economics majors stand apart from the crowd because they truly understand and work within intricate economic realities and markets. You’ll learn micro, macro and international economics, and also get the chance to do original research with real-time, real-world topics.

What You’ll Love About the Economics Major:

  • You will learn ways to be thoughtful and deliberate in your decisions since deep analysis of the issues and a certain tolerance for ambiguity works better in economics than quick-at-the-trigger, black-and-white thinking.
  • You can mesh interests across the business, political and legal spectrums
  • You’ll get the chance to do original research with real-time, real-world topics.
  • Thanks to technology, you can evaluate intricate information and make data-driven decisions and conclusions.  Read More...

Career Opportunities:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • International Analyst
  • Market Analyst
  • Sales Consultant      See More....

Next logical step after graduation

Economics complements many other majors such as accounting and finance.  Students pursuing a career in economics enter into a graduate economics or analytics program. 

Student Opinions

See what people are saying about our programs.

  • Andrea Ruiz Rabadan '16
    Studying business in Ashland University is a one time opportunity that has enriched my knowledge since I got to the United States. Professors are very dedicated and care about the student learning outcomes.