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Economics is the study of how scarce resources are allocated among competing uses to satisfy human wants. Economic analysis is directed at a wide range of problems, including inflation and recession, environmental problems, taxation decisions, regulatory and antitrust problems, forecasting, and managerial decision making. Virginia Tech students master the three fundamental activities used in economics: collection, analysis, and interpretation of economic data.

Getting started with academic research | Overview of economics | Recommended databases

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