Division of Economics and Business

Building leaders with the quantitative skills to make informed decisions and shape public policy.


Welcome to the Division of Economics and Business at Mines. This website is your portal to learning about who we are and our educational and research missions. Our division has a long and distinguished history, and we continue this tradition of excellence today. We emphasize applied work devoted to public policy, industry decision making, entrepreneurship and innovation, especially as they relate to minerals and materials, energy, the environment, and technology. Whether you’re contemplating joining us in our mission, or just searching for more information about our activities, welcome!


CERSE Vision: A world where earth, energy and environment are wisely managed.

CERSE Mission: To improve lives through vibrant and creative science and engineering education, research and global engagement focused on earth’s resources and societal needs