If you want to learn more about our complex society and analyze policy issues from a rational perspective, the economics major at Mason is a great fit for you. Economics provides an excellent foundation for graduate studies in business, law, public policy, or international studies, while also paving the way for many job opportunities. As a Mason economics major, you will be studying in the department ranked #1 in the southern United States. You will be taking classes from professors well known for their engaging blogs, including Café Hayek and Marginal Revolution. You can join students from across the country who have come to study with Walter E. Williams, notable author, columnist, and radio personality. Experimental Economics, Public Choice, and Austrian Economics are three fields that give Mason’s department its altogether unique personality.