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The Department of Economics was first established in 1921 and placed in the newly created College of Arts and Sciences.  It has since existed under a number of colleges, and is currently a part of the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences.  The following individuals have served as chairmen: Russell Swenson (1921-1925), Harrison Val Hoyt (1927-1928), Clarence S. Boyle (1929), Russell Swenson (1930-1933), Elmer Miller (1935-51), A. Smith Pond (1952-1955), Elmer Miller (1956-1957), Glen L. Nelson (1959-1960), Willard Doxey (1961-1963), Richard Wirthlin (1964-1965), Wayne W. Clark (1966-1969), Larry Wimmer (1970-1972), Wayne W. Clark (1973-1976), Clayne L. Pope (1976-1978), Wayne W. Clark (1978-1980), Larry T. Wimmer (1981-1987), Rulon Pope (1987-1993), Richard J. Butler (1993-1995), Farrell E. Jensen (1995-2001), James McDonald (2001-2006), and Michael R. Ransom (2006- ).   
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The Department of Economics was first established in 1921 and placed in both the newly created College of Arts and Sciences and College of Commerce and Business Administration.  It has since existed under a number of colleges, and is currently a part of the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences.  The following individuals have served as chairmen: Russell Swenson (1921-1925), Harrison Val Hoyt (1927-1928), Clarence S. Boyle (1929), Russell Swenson (1930-1933), Elmer Miller (1935-51), A. Smith Pond (1952-1955), Elmer Miller (1956-1957), Glen L. Nelson (1959-1960), Willard Doxey (1961-1963), Richard Wirthlin (1964-1965), Wayne W. Clark (1966-1969), Larry Wimmer (1970-1972), Wayne W. Clark (1973-1976), Clayne L. Pope (1976-1978), Wayne W. Clark (1978-1980), Larry T. Wimmer (1981-1987), Rulon Pope (1987-1993), Richard J. Butler (1993-1995), Farrell E. Jensen (1995-2001), James McDonald (2001-2006), and Michael R. Ransom (2006- ). The current chair is Mark H. Showalter.   
  
 
==Variant names==
 
==Variant names==
  
 
Brigham Young University. Economics Department
 
Brigham Young University. Economics Department
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Brigham Young University. Department of Economics
  
 
Brigham Young University. College of Arts and Sciences. Dept. of Economics
 
Brigham Young University. College of Arts and Sciences. Dept. of Economics
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==Associated Units==
 
==Associated Units==
 
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University]] ([[date::1921]]- )
 
  
 
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Arts and Sciences]] ([[date::1921]]-[[date::1923]])
 
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Arts and Sciences]] ([[date::1921]]-[[date::1923]])
  
Superior unit:[[later unit::Brigham Young University. College of Commerce and Business Administration]] ([[date::1923]]-[[date::1929]])
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Superior unit:[[later unit::Brigham Young University. College of Commerce and Business Administration]] ([[date::1921]]-[[date::1929]])
  
 
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Commerce]] ([[date::1929]]-[[date::1959]])
 
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Commerce]] ([[date::1929]]-[[date::1959]])
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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Business]] ([[date::1959]]-[[date::1981]])
 
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Business]] ([[date::1959]]-[[date::1981]])
  
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences]] ([[date::1961]]-[[date::1965]])
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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences]] ([[date::1961]]-[[date::1966]])
  
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Social Sciences]] ([[date::1965]]-[[date::1981]])
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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Social Sciences]] ([[date::1966]]-[[date::1981]])
  
 
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences]] ([[date::1981]]- )
 
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences]] ([[date::1981]]- )
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Earlier unit: [[earlier unit::Brigham Young University. Dept. of Economics and Sociology]] ([[date::1921]])
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Later unit: [[later unit::Brigham Young University. Dept. of Managerial Economics]] ([[date::1981]])
  
 
==Associated Archival Materials==
 
==Associated Archival Materials==
  
'''Insert references to all associated materials here.'''
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Subject of: History of the Economics Department (UA 302)
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Dept. of Economics faculty and prominent alumni files, 1980-2007 (UA 5290)
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Records, 1973-1986 (UA 1231)
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Papers, 1945-1959 (UA 117)
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
  
Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1921-1922: p. 30 (part of College of Arts and Sciences)
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Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1921-1922: p. 30 (part of College of Arts and Sciences) p. 32 (part of the College of Commerce and Business Administration)
  
 
Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1923-1924: p. 40 (part of College of Commerce and Business Administration).  
 
Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1923-1924: p. 40 (part of College of Commerce and Business Administration).  
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Brigham Young University General Catalog 2001-2002: p. 431 (James McDonald, chairman)
 
Brigham Young University General Catalog 2001-2002: p. 431 (James McDonald, chairman)
  
Brigham Young University General Catalog 2006-2007: p. 412 (Michael R. Ransom, chairman)  
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Brigham Young University General Catalog 2006-2007: p. 412 (Michael R. Ransom, chairman)
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Brigham Young University Web Page "BYU Economics Department", March 4, 2011 (Variant Name) http://econ.byu.edu/
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Brigham Young University General Catalog 2019-2020; Department of Economics
  
 
==Maintenance Information==
 
==Maintenance Information==

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The Department of Economics was first established in 1921 and placed in both the newly created College of Arts and Sciences and College of Commerce and Business Administration. It has since existed under a number of colleges, and is currently a part of the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. The following individuals have served as chairmen: Russell Swenson (1921-1925), Harrison Val Hoyt (1927-1928), Clarence S. Boyle (1929), Russell Swenson (1930-1933), Elmer Miller (1935-51), A. Smith Pond (1952-1955), Elmer Miller (1956-1957), Glen L. Nelson (1959-1960), Willard Doxey (1961-1963), Richard Wirthlin (1964-1965), Wayne W. Clark (1966-1969), Larry Wimmer (1970-1972), Wayne W. Clark (1973-1976), Clayne L. Pope (1976-1978), Wayne W. Clark (1978-1980), Larry T. Wimmer (1981-1987), Rulon Pope (1987-1993), Richard J. Butler (1993-1995), Farrell E. Jensen (1995-2001), James McDonald (2001-2006), and Michael R. Ransom (2006- ). The current chair is Mark H. Showalter.

Variant names

Brigham Young University. Economics Department

Brigham Young University. Department of Economics

Brigham Young University. College of Arts and Sciences. Dept. of Economics

Brigham Young University. College of Commerce and Business Administration. Dept. of Economics

Brigham Young University. College of Commerce. Dept. of Economics

Brigham Young University. College of Business. Dept. of Economics

Brigham Young University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Dept. of Economics

Brigham Young University. College of Social Sciences. Dept. of Economics

Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. Dept. of Economics

Description

Established: 1921

Location: Provo, Utah (1921- )

Functions

The Department of Economics existed to serve those majoring in economics; any business students needing assistance to discover where their interests lie; and the general University Student, support him or her as a worker, citizen, and consumer. Courses included that of Economic Principles and Problems, Money and Banking, International Trade and Finance, and Contemporary Economic Thought.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Department of Economics has been a part of a number of schools and colleges during its existence, including the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Commerce and Business Administration, the College of Commerce, the College of Business, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the College of Social Sciences, and the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. The Department of Economics functioned under the administration of a chairman under a college dean.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Arts and Sciences (1921-1923)

Superior unit:Brigham Young University. College of Commerce and Business Administration (1921-1929)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Commerce (1929-1959)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Business (1959-1981)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences (1961-1966)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Social Sciences (1966-1981)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences (1981- )

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Economics and Sociology (1921)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Managerial Economics (1981)

Associated Archival Materials

Subject of: History of the Economics Department (UA 302)

Dept. of Economics faculty and prominent alumni files, 1980-2007 (UA 5290)

Records, 1973-1986 (UA 1231)

Papers, 1945-1959 (UA 117)

Sources

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1921-1922: p. 30 (part of College of Arts and Sciences) p. 32 (part of the College of Commerce and Business Administration)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1923-1924: p. 40 (part of College of Commerce and Business Administration).

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1929-1930: p. 59 (same dept. under the renamed College of Commerce)

Brigham Young University 1975: vol. 3 p. 118, 120 (solely a part of the College of Business until 1961; added to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1961; Economics Department, variant name; dept. cosponsored by the College of Business)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog 1961-1962: p. 9, 250-252 (Willard Doxey, chairman; dept. functioned to serve students majoring in economics, business students, and general students; example courses: Economic Principles and Problems, Money and Banking, International Trade and Finance, and Contemporary Economic Thought)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog 1964-1966: p. 423 (Richard B. Wirthlin, chairman)

Brigham Young University 1975: v. 4 p. 496 (department chairs: Russell Swenson (1922-1925); Harrison Val Hoyt (1927-1928); Clarence S. Boyle (1929); Russell Swenson (1930-1933); Elmer Miller (1935-51); A. Smith Pond (1952-1955); Elmer Miller (1956-1957); Glen L. Nelson (1959-1960); Willard Doxey (1961-1963); Richard Wirthlin (1964-1965); Wayne W. Clark (1966-1969); Larry Wimmer (1970-1972); Wayne W. Clark (1973))

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1976-1977: p. 283 (Clayne L. Pope, chairman)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1978-1979: p. 281 (Wayne W. Clark, chairman)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1981-1982: p. 288, 46 (Larry T. Wimmer, chairman; dept. now under College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1987-1988: p. 306 (Rulon Pope, chairman)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1993-1994: p. 340 (Richard J. Butler, chairman)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1995-1996: p. 419 (Farrell E. Jensen, chairman)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 2001-2002: p. 431 (James McDonald, chairman)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 2006-2007: p. 412 (Michael R. Ransom, chairman)

Brigham Young University Web Page "BYU Economics Department", March 4, 2011 (Variant Name) http://econ.byu.edu/

Brigham Young University General Catalog 2019-2020; Department of Economics

Maintenance Information

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