Welcome to the School of Economics

The School of Economics at Georgia Tech provides a crucial link for solving the complex challenges facing our world. Our faculty and students look to solve human problems cost-effectively and sustainably. By bridging social concerns, technology, and economics, we make choices that lead to improvements in the human condition.


Faculty Highlight

Patrick McCarthy

After nearly 20 years at Georgia Tech and an academic career of more than 44 years, McCarthy is retiring. “For me, this is simply a transition,” McCarthy said. “I view this as something similar to a ‘commencement.’

Student Highlight

Sarah Tinsley

Sarah hails from Dawsonville, Georgia, and chose Georgia Tech because of its reputation as one of the top universities in the nation. Sarah sought the opportunity to immerse herself in STEM courses and collaborate on interdisciplinary projects.

Alumni Highlight

Jonathan Samon

Jonathan Samon graduated with his B.S. in Economics in 2001 and now serves as General Counsel for eProdigy Financial, LLC, which is involved in alternative finance for small businesses. 

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