• Economics is about more than just money.
  • Valpo Economics graduates are well-prepared for graduate study.
  • Program size facilitates strong student-professor relationships.
  • Solid foundation in liberal arts and sciences develops well-rounded economists.

Free tutoring is available to students during the following times. The ECON tutor is available to help students understand economics concepts but cannot assist with homework assignments.
Spring 2019 Tutoring Times 

Times:   Mondays:  6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  /  Wednesdays:  3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location:  Language Resource Center (LRC), ASB 240

Tutor:    Caroline Pratt

The Virginia C. Shingleton Memorial Economics Colloquium Series

“Variations in Prescription Drug Utilization Following Degrees
of Marijuana Legalization:  Evidence from Medicaid”
Shyam Raman
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in ASB 237

2018-2019 Colloquium Schedule

September 26, 2018

October 31, 2018

December 5, 2018

January 30, 2019

February 27, 2019

March 27, 2019

April 24, 2019



          The Department of Economics welcomes Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics Dr. T.J. Rakitan, who joined the Valpo faculty in August 2017.  Dr. Rakitan received his Ph.D. in Economics from Iowa State University in 2017.  His research specializations include environmental and resource economics, regional economics, and applied microeconomics.  He is currently teaching Valpo’s unique humanities-based freshman writing course, as well as courses on managerial economics and principles of microeconomics.



 Fall 2018 Newsletter


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