Economics, Finance, and Insurance

The Barney School’s location puts you in just the right place to immerse yourself in study of economics, finance, and insurance. We partner with local companies, many just ten minutes away from campus, to give you real-world lessons that compliment everything you learn in class.

Business Analytics and Managerial Economics

Barney students present an analytics project

Prepare to work in a growing industry. More and more businesses are looking for people who understand data and how it impacts their bottom line. Set career goals and then use them as a base to develop your own program of study, including internships and electives.

Finance

Barney finance students listen to a lecture in class

A background in finance sets you up for success no matter what area of business you choose. Our partnerships with prestigious companies, including State Street Corporation, Bank of America, and MassMutual, give you access to top industry professionals. These networking opportunities often lead to internships and even full-time jobs.

Risk Management and Insurance

A Barney student at his internship at the Hartford.

Known as the “Insurance Capital of the World,” Hartford is the perfect place to prepare for a career in this industry. Intern with local companies, including The Hartford, Travelers, and Aetna, to get the hands-on experience you need to land that first job.

Actuarial Science Minor

Our local corporate partners often place our students in actuarial internships and permanent positions. This program prepares you for these numbers-focused jobs, which are consistently ranked among the top jobs in the United States.

Meet the Economics, Finance, and Insurance Department

Ben Brewer
Assistant Professor of Economics
Economics, Finance, and Insurance
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Carmen Cotei
Professor of Finance, Ansley Chair of Finance
Economics, Finance, and Insurance
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Ken Goldstein
Clinical Instructor of Risk Management and Insurance
Economics, Finance, and Insurance
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Kenneth Goroshko
Lecturer in Economics, Director of Risk & Disruption Technology Institute
Economics, Finance, and Insurance
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Lillian Kamal
Associate Professor of Economics
Economics, Finance, and Insurance
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Bharat Kolluri
Professor of Economics
Economics, Finance, and Insurance
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Malek Lashgari
Professor of Finance; Department Chair
Economics, Finance, and Insurance
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Yu Lei
Associate Professor of Insurance
Economics, Finance, and Insurance
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James Peta
Lecturer in Economics
Economics, Finance, and Insurance
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Farhad Rassekh
Associate Dean; Professor of Economics
Economics, Finance, and Insurance
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Mahmoud Wahab
Professor of Finance
Economics, Finance, and Insurance
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Ke Yang
Associate Professor of Economics
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