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!
Professor Roderick Eggert testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources during a hearing to examine the Department of the Interior’s final list of critical minerals and opportunities to strengthen the United States’ Mineral Security.
Division of Economics and Business Assistant Professor Ian Lange’s interview is featured in the article, “U.S. ‘mine-mouth’ coal mines at risk” from Argus Media.
Six Mines professors have been named Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows for the 2018-2019 school year, including Teaching Professor, Scott Houser from the Division of Economics and Business.
College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering Vision: A world where earth, energy and environment are wisely managed.
College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering Mission: To improve lives through vibrant and creative science and engineering education, research and global engagement focused on earth’s resources and societal needs.