Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Mark Nadler
Faculty
Joined Ashland University faculty in 1989 and holds the A.I. Garber Family Chair in Economics/Finance Teaches economics and statistics at the undergraduate level and MBA...Read more
Holmes
Faculty
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2014 and teaches undergraduate economics and business analytics in the MBA program Contributes pedagogically to the field, preparing slides and...Read more
Dr. Mark Nadler
Faculty
Joined Ashland University faculty in 1989 and holds the A.I. Garber Family Chair in Economics/Finance Teaches economics and statistics at the undergraduate level and MBA...Read more
Wasnich
Faculty
Joined Ashland University faculty in 1985 and teaches undergraduate courses in economics Areas of expertise include economic education and introductory economicsRead more
Holmes
Faculty
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2014 and teaches undergraduate economics and business analytics in the MBA program Contributes pedagogically to the field, preparing slides and...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. Dan Fox, Chair
Dauch College of Business & Economics
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805
Office: Dauch 248
dfox@ashland.edu

419.289.6331

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. 

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