Economics is often called
the study of how to resolve scarcity so as to best satisfy our wants
and needs — how to allocate scarce resources, such as money, natural
resources, our time, or our energy, among their many competing uses.
That's the subject of economics.
Perhaps more important,
though, is that economics is a way of thinking. The most
important thing you'll get from studying economics is that you'll
learn to "think like an economist" — developing skill at identifying
the essential elements of a problem, and developing the analytical
skills for finding solutions.
This economic way of
thinking and analyzing can be applied to a remarkable range of
problems, in many different fields: how to make good individual
decisions and good business decisions; how to take account of
strategic considerations; how to explain human behaviour (and even
animal behaviour!); how to address public policy issues such as
unemployment, inflation, pollution, and international trade and
Over the years Economics as a subject has evolved a lot. The thrust
area has shifted to analytical economics from the theoretical
economics. “Data is the new oil”-Economics may be the key to extract
New ways are always being discovered to apply the economic way of
thinking: to marriage, divorce, and fertility; to intellectual
property and the Internet; to the ecological balance of nature; to
just about anything people, animals, firms, and governments do.
economics will give superb preparation for many careers in business,
law, government, education, and consulting. Masters in economics are
sought by financial institutions, by consulting firms, by government
agencies, by law schools and business schools, and by business firms
of all kinds and all sizes.
Kabi Jagadram Roy
Government General Degree College is among the very few newly built
colleges which offer Honours in Economics (B.A.).Along with this,
Programme course in Economics is also offered.
The Department has two sanctioned teaching posts with two Assistant
Professors presently serving the Department. The students have a good
relationship with the teachers and the teachers interact with them
beyond class hours. The teachers try to inculcate research orientation
among the students and encourage them to undertake projects in various
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