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Discover how the concept of scarcity runs throughout economics, referring to the tension between the resources we have available to us (limited) and the wants and needs we demand (practically unlimited).

By studying macroeconomics (a large-view analysis of how a nation creates, distributes and consumes resources) and microeconomics (a more scientific, specialized view of how individuals and groups handle resources), we begin to understand economics.

Job Prospects for Economists

The U.S. Department of Labor compiles statistics on the careers involving economics. You'll find information specifically related to careers in Kansas, including salary information and the job prospects.