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Economics is the study of how people behave and make decisions — how we use our resources, how we deal with issues like climate change, which career we choose, and more. These decisions involve trade-offs between costs and benefits, and we are constantly considering these in our everyday life.

At UC, there are lots of opportunities to gain experience including industry projects, internships, clubs, and overseas study trips.

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Department of Economics and Finance

Phone +64 3 369 3888

Reception Level 2, Meremere building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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