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!
- Sustainable supply of minerals and metals key to a low-carbon energy future
A young cobalt miner in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, clambers up a mineshaft. Photo courtesy of University of Sussex The global low-carbon revolution could be at risk unless new internat …
- Making crowdworking more efficient, ethical, fair and trustworthy
Computer Science's Chuan Yue is leading a $1 million National Science Foundation project aimed at improving conditions for workers and job requesters alike on popular crowdsourcing platforms such …