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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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Santos analyzes economic conditions in South Dakota

Joe Santos, director of South Dakota State University’s Ness School of Management and Economics where he leads the Dykhouse Program in Money, Banking and Regulation, was invited to discuss economic conditions for South Dakota at the 2023 Regional Economic Conditions Conference.  ...
SDSU student Nick Grote plays with a child during a visit to Save a Child’s Heart in Tel Aviv during his Dec. 27-Jan. 7 tour of Israel with 69 college students from throughout the United States. The trip was organized by the Jewish National Fund, which sought out students who were campus leaders.

SDSU student gains new perspective of Israel

Nick Grote became only the second South Dakota State University student selected to participate in an elite group that toured Israel during Christmas break.

Ness School of Management and Economics forms inaugural advisory board

The Ness School of Management and Economics (NSME) has formed an advisory board, which will officially meet in December.