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Applied Economics

Applied economics is a term that refers to the application of economic theory and analysis. While not a field of economics, it is typically characterized by the application of economic theory and econometrics to address practical issues in a range of fields including labour economics, industrial organization, development economics, health economics, monetary economics, public economics and economic history. The process often involves a reduction in the level of abstraction of this core theory. There are a variety of approaches including not only empirical estimation using econometrics, input-output analysis or simulations but also case studies, historical analogy and so-called common sense or the "vernacular". This range of approaches is indicative of what Roger Backhouse and Jeff Biddle argue is the ambiguous nature of the concept of applied economics. It is a concept with multiple meanings.

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Matching Applied Economics Colleges

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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Four or more years; Public; $16,650 average out-state tuition; $11,650 average in-state tuition
University of San Francisco
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $37,040 average out-state tuition; $37,040 average in-state tuition
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Four or more years; Public; $37,588 average out-state tuition; $12,440 average in-state tuition
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Four or more years; Public; $22,254 average out-state tuition; $8,852 average in-state tuition
Colorado School of Mines
Four or more years; Public; $27,270 average out-state tuition; $12,584 average in-state tuition
East Carolina University
Four or more years; Public; $15,927 average out-state tuition; $3,348 average in-state tuition
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Four or more years; Public; $23,328 average out-state tuition; $8,805 average in-state tuition

Applied Economics Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation Scholarship $2,500 April 30, 2017
Social Science Academic Scholarship $1,000 October 15, 2017
Betty Rendel Scholarship $1,000 June 01, 2017
Kansas Methionine Antitrust Litigation Scholarship $800 August 28, 2017
Oliver & Hazel Shriver Fine Arts Scholarship $650 August 28, 2017
Ed Reading Scholarship $400 June 01, 2017
Wayne Stagaard Memorial Scholarship $200 August 28, 2017
Mina Weil Memorial Scholarship Varies March 01, 2018
Fay Bullock Social Science and Philosophy Scholarship - Arkansas Tech Varies February 15, 2018
Melinda Sanford Vialpando Scholarship Varies March 01, 2018