The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah launches the Marriner S. Eccles Institute for Economics and Quantitative Analysis

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has announced the creation of the Marriner S. Eccles Institute for Economics and Quantitative Analysis, following a $10 million gift from the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation and the Marriner S. Eccles Foundation. The Charles Koch Foundation matched the gift, resulting in a combined gift of $20 million.

Speaking on the impact of the gift, University of Utah President David W. Pershing stated:

“It will enhance and complement the University’s existing program in economics, expanding areas of faculty expertise and interdisciplinary opportunities and— most importantly—engaging our students in a balance of practical and theoretical learning opportunities.”

Read the full announcement.

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