Economics comprises a variety of theoretical approaches to understanding human behavior, social interactions, and economic performance, and a set of powerful statistical tools that can be used to test competing theories empirically.
The economics curriculum at Haverford offers introductory and upper level courses both in theory and empirical methods, as well as numerous electives on a broad range of economic topics.
Please note that the Economics Department is now located in Chase Hall, Second Floor.
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Hunter Rendleman's '18 thesis models the growth and decline of protest events over time by taking into account the ease of communication and the openness of government in the community where the protest is taking place.
Ricky (Oscar) Sanchez's '18 thesis will look at how, and if, people willingly choose to remain ignorant to the consequences of their actions at a small monetary cost by conducting a controlled lab experiment using modified dictator games.