The Department of Economics has no special recommendations for computers.
The statistical software economics students will use is very expensive; therefore, it is provided for them on the lab computers. However, students may purchase STATA--one of the software programs used--at a discounted rate. It is NOT required for the student to have the software on their computer, and this program will not be used until a student is taking upper division courses. Below are the necessary steps to purchase this program. You must be a current BYU student to order the software at the discounted rate.