Welcome to the Department of Economics in the Richards College of Business. Economics considers such topics as scarcity, inflation, unemployment, supply and demand, profits, and international trade. Economics graduates of West Georgia are working as market analysts, stockbrokers, bankers, educators and managers just to name a few fields. Majoring in Economics provides good preparation for future study in business, law, and other disciplines. Economics faculty take pride in working closely with students in courses and on research projects. Each year the department awards a number of scholarships to deserving economics students. For more information about the department, check out the links to the left or contact us via e-mail. If you would like to talk with us in person, the department is located is located on the first floor of the Richards College of Business Building. Explore the Richards College of Business main site.