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Ness School of Management and Economics

The Ness School of Management and Economics offers students a high-quality education and excellent job placement opportunities. Our 30 full-time faculty members teach a broad range of courses in economics and related business disciplines, including finance, accounting, entrepreneurship, strategic management and marketing. 

We conduct research in economics (applied micro- and macroeconomics, money and banking and policy analysis), agricultural economics and agribusiness (agricultural marketing and trade, farm and ranch management, land valuation, agricultural policy and rural development and natural resources/environmental issues) and business economics (entrepreneurship, finance, management and marketing) and we provide extension, outreach and general service programs in economics, management and taxation.

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SDSU’s Ness School of Management and Economics establishes Ness School Downtown

South Dakota State University’s Ness School of Management and Economics has established Ness School Downtown, an outpost located at Startup Sioux Falls, 100 E. Sixth St.

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Precision agriculture technologies help optimize returns on crops and livestock while using resources as efficiently as possible.

SDSU celebrates patent, program that encourages innovation

South Dakota State University’s Rich Normality Design Collaborative (RNDC), a multiprogram collaboration at the university, celebrated a patent-signing event on campus April 19.