Economics Programs

The study of economics is more vital in today's world than ever before.  The exchange of and competition for goods and services -- in the United States and around the world -- influences everything from small-scale community decisions to global geopolitics.

Economics is offered as both a major and a minor. Mathematical Economics is offered as a major.

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A liberal arts degree in economics offers a wide range of career options.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Faculty Research

John Cadigan, et al, published ‘Endowment Effects and Contribution Strategies in Public Goods Experiments’ in the Archives of Psychology.

Rimvydas Baltaduonis, et al, published ‘Risk and Abnormal Returns in Markets for Congestion Revenue Rights’ in the Journal of Energy Markets.

Eileen Stillwaggon, et al, published ‘Congenital Toxoplasmosis in Austria: Prenatal Screening for Prevention is Cost-Saving’ in PLoS neglected Tropical Diseases.

Eileen Stillwaggon, et al, published ‘Point-of-Care Testing for Toxoplasma Gondii IgC/IgM Using Toxoplasma ICT IgG-IgM Test with Sera from the United States and Implications for Developing Countries’ in PLoS neglected Tropical Diseases.

Learn about GLEE

Gettysburg's latest economics lab easily transforms from a teaching classroom to a research facility. See how, and learn more.

Student Profile

Meet Tigran Aslanyan '18, a mathematical economics major from Armenia.