Carnegie Mellon University

MBA Economics Concentration

The economics concentration provides students tools to become more effective and agile decision-makers in a variety of business areas, including finance, technology, consulting, and marketing.

The Tepper School of Business created a revolution in management science decades ago, and this revolution was, in part, spurred by the school’s leadership in the economics arena. Nobel winning research conducted at the Tepper School deepened the debate surrounding societal and economic issues and reshaped public policy and markets, and hence the environment in which businesses operate.

We continue this tradition by conducting cutting-edge research that explains how individuals and economies operate and how policy changes, global competition, and innovation affect individual and firm choices and economic outcomes. The Economics concentration brings these insights from microeconomics, macroeconomics, monetary policy, global economics, incentives, market design, monetary policy, and risk management into the classroom.