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Document Type

Article

Abstract

This paper identifies some factors that affect undergraduate Economics program quality as measured by the College Factual “Economics - Overall Best Nationwide” rankings. Specifically, this research suggests that Economics programs that use calculus in their coursework have significantly better rankings than those that do not and that Economics programs that are located in a college other than the Business College of their universities have moderately better ranks. The results of this paper provide Economics departments information about how to increase program quality, recruit more students, and receive more funding.

Publication Date

Spring 2016

Journal Title

Major Themes in Economics

Volume

18

Issue

1

First Page

67

Last Page

86

Copyright

©2016 by Major Themes in Economics

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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Economics Commons

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