Economics at Otago – Not just a subject, but a way of thinking
Economics provides a framework for thinking about almost everything.
It is about choice and is at the heart of decision making – providing a logical way of looking at a variety of issues.
Economics affects everyone and is important to human well-being. It plays a part in business, politics, history, law, health sciences, biotechnology, unemployment, economic growth, inflation, poverty, distribution of income, and resource allocation.