Economics and Management

Calling All Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Compete in the Gustie Entrepreneur Cup!

Are you a Gustavus student with a brilliant business idea? Then the Gustie Entrepreneur Cup is the perfect platform for you to turn your vision into reality! This exciting competition, hosted by the Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Business and Economics, challenges students to develop and pitch their business plans to a panel of esteemed […]

Four B/E students’ class project was selected as the third place winner in the MEA paper contest

Four Business and Economics students: Mya Hillerud ’23, Leah Keil ’23, Amber Krahn ’23, and Mya Lear-Tharaldson ’23, submitted their Money and Banking class project “The Asian Financial Crisis of 1997-98” supervised by Professor Shu-Ling Wang to the Minnesota Economic Association undergraduate paper contest. In October 2023, their paper was selected the Third Place Winner […]

Shining Bright at Gustavus – Sunny Rijal

Sunny Rijal, a member of the class of 2025 at Gustavus Adolphus College, is the embodiment of a model student. With a major in business management, Sunny exemplifies the dedication and drive that defines the Gustavus community. His involvement on campus is nothing short of impressive, from his leadership roles in student organizations to his […]

An Academic Evolution: The Business and Economics Department

The upcoming 2023-2024 academic year marks a significant transformation for Gustavus Adolphus College. Amidst the broader shifts in curriculum, one notable change is the rebranding of the Economics and Management Department, which has been officially rechristened as the Business and Economics Department. While Gustavus Adolphus College traces its roots back to 1862, the official inclusion […]

Congratulations to the Winners of the Inaugural Economic Research and Communication Contest!

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the Economic Research and Communication Contest, which garnered exceptional submissions from our talented students. The level of scholarship and dedication displayed by our participants was truly impressive, making the selection process quite challenging. Without further ado, let’s unveil the deserving winners! Economic Research Category Winner: Ben ForsbergIn […]

E/M guest speaker, Niel Willardson, visited Money and Banking class and presented “Silicon Valley Bank Failure.”

It is the third time our guest speaker, Niel Willardson (currently professor of law at University of Minnesota; former senior vice president at the Federal Reserve of Minneapolis), coming to Prof. Shu-Ling Wang’s Money and Banking class and shared his insights on banking with the Gustavus community. Different from the previous talks on global and […]

Announcing the Economic Research and Communication Contest: A Chance to Showcase Your Scholarship

The Economics and Management Department is thrilled to announce the launch of the Economic Research and Communication Contest. This pilot program aims to encourage and recognize undergraduate scholarship in economics, and we invite all econ majors to participate. The contest comprises two categories: Economic Research – an original research paper written as part of a […]

Gustie Student Internships Tips

Before entering the workforce, many college students participate in various internships that will help benefit them in their future. Here at Gustavus, we have had many students participate in internships, 75% of Gustavus students do take part in some engaged learning experience (Internships, Career Exploration, or Job Shadowing.) Julie Rudolf, a Career Development Specialist, and […]

Why Does Racial Inequality Persist? Guest Lecture by Professor Glenn Loury

We are pleased to invite all students to a lecture by Glenn Loury on the topic of “Why Racial Inequality Persists.” Glenn Loury is a renowned economist, academic, and social commentator. He is currently the Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Brown University. He is also a host […]

Experiential Learning for Students and Alumni

Each semester students in Cathy Harm’s Marketing Class complete a semester-long group project. Students have the opportunity to work with alumni-connected companies and non-profit organizations to help solve marketing challenges.    This allows students to apply what they are currently learning in class and apply it in real-life situations. Students also gain experience in teamwork, […]