The Managerial Economics major at UC Davis is a disciplinary program combining strong preparation in microeconomic theory and quantitative methods. It prepares students for the analysis of management and policy issues in business, finance, production, agriculture, food distribution, natural resources, the environment, resource allocation, and markets in developed and developing economies. Students specialize in one of three options:
- Managerial Economics focuses on the economic aspects of managerial decision-making.
- Environmental and Resource Economics concentrates on issues related to the use of resources and environmental quality.
- Agricultural Economics focuses on the economic and policy aspects of production and marketing of foods and fibers.
Students in the Managerial Economics program develop valuable skills and strengths that lead to promising careers in business. The program provides:
- Analytical tools for problem solving strategies.
- Critical thinking and effective communication skills.
- In-depth exposure to economics.
- Training in statistics, writing, public speaking, computer science, and the social sciences.