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Chair and Professor of Economics
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
3 Ways to Experience Your Education
All economics majors undertake original research, whether it's part of a class, senior seminar, independent study, or Honors project. Sometimes, that research is focused on big issues, like airline pricing, teenage pregnancy rates across states, or life expectancies across countries. Other research is pretty narrow—like a comparison of beer pricing in Galesburg. Here are a few projects our students have recently completed:
There are many off-campus programs for students interested in studying economics. You can learn about international job market studying at the University of Copenhagen, or explore the industrial life of Europe with the London School of Economics. Students can also participate in StartUp Term here at Knox and learn the ropes of real entrepreneurial practice from accomplished professors and mentors.
A few of our students' recent internships (many found with the assistance from the Bastian Family Career Center) include: