Introduction: Economics is a vibrant, ever-changing and rewarding field of study. Demand of economics as a subject of study has increased manifolds in recent years. In order to address this huge unfulfilled demand, Premier University established the department of economics with a set of dynamic academic programs. The programs are conducted and run by highly qualified teaching staff with brilliant academic background and erudite teaching experience in their respective disciplines at home and abroad who are dedicated to make the department a Center of Excellence in Bangladesh.
Objectives of the Department: Economics is the study covers people choices under the conditions of scarcity and the consequences of those choices for society. In an economy, tradeoffs become necessary for consumers, businesses, and nations as resources are limited. The important outcomes for the national economy are income and how it is distributed, unemployment, inflation, economic growth, and how well financial markets and international trade are functioning. Economics is important to study the national economy, the impact of government policies ranging from regulatory activities in individual markets to general measures for stabilizing and steering the economy at large. The effect of alternative economic policies on the welfare of the population is also a core concern in economics.
The basic objectives of our programs are:
• to provide our students with appropriate analytical skills
• to encourage the use of experiential learning including cooperative education, as a
means to introduce students to the empirical activities
• to enable our students to become policy-literate