The economics program at Bowdoin is designed to introduce the basic theoretical and empirical techniques of economics. The aim of the program is to develop students' ability to apply systematic economic thinking to social problems.

In addition to theory courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and a course in economic statistics, students can take elective courses in environmental economics, labor economics, game theory, industrial organization, financial markets, Marx, business cycles, public finance, poverty, international trade and finance, econometrics, development economics, economic history, economics of technology, demographic economics, and law and economics.
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