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"Economists study the allocation of scarce resources to produce the maximum amount of goods and services. Economists conduct research, collect and analyze data, monitor economic trends, and develop forecasts. They apply economic theory to endeavors such as banking, finance, manufacturing, education, law, international trade, labor, insurance, agriculture, health, criminal justice, energy, natural resources, and telecommunications." -Jim Owens, Department Head.

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    • RIA Checkpoint  
      Developed for tax preparers and other accounting professionals. Contains the full-text of United States tax law and code (with commentary), IRS rulings and releases, tax news sources, tax court rulings and international tax treaties.

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