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Department Chair: Wade E. Martin

Department Office: Social Science/Public Affairs (SS/PA), Rm 361A

Telephone / FAX: (562) 985‑5061 / (562) 985-5804

Email: econ@csulb.edu

Website: www.csulb.edu/economics

Faculty: Yutian (Kate) Chen, Alejandra C. Edwards, Elaine F. Frey, Edward Funkhouser, Lisa M. Grobar, Jack W. Hou, Xuemei Liu, Joseph P. Magaddino, Wade E. Martin, Marshall H. Medoff, Chen Feng Ng, Davinder Singh, Seiji Steimetz, Heather Stephens, Steve Yamarik, Guy M. Yamashiro

Advisors

  • Undergraduate: ATLAS (Advising Teaching Liberal Arts Students) PH1-104
  • Telephone: (562) 985-7804
  • Email: alliance@csulb.edu

Website: www.csulb.edu/cla/advising

Graduate: Elaine Frey

Career Possibilities

Economist • Agricultural Economist • Financial Analyst • Industrial Analyst • International Trade Economist • Labor Specialist • Market Research Analyst • Tax Analyst • Investment Analyst • Teacher • Securities Salesperson • Bank Management • Loan Officer • Investment Counselor • Social Researcher • Auditor • Credit Analyst • Statistician • Urban Planner (Some of these, and other careers, require additional education or experience. For more information, see www.careers.csulb.edu.)

Introduction

When resources are scarce, difficult choices must be made on how resources are to be divided among competing uses. Economics is a social science that addresses the efficient allocation of scarce resources.


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