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We provide the research, training and tools necessary to contribute to the expansion of economic theory and apply that theory to the development of dynamic public policy.

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211 Haag Hall
5120 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110

Department Administration

Erik Olsen

Department Chair
Email: olsenek@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1314

Jill Folsom

Office Support Assistant
Email: folsomj@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1314

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