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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.

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