The formation of the Marriner S. Eccles Institute for Economics and Quantitative Analysis is making headlines across the state of Utah.

The new institute’s mission is to push the frontiers of knowledge through academic research and provide University of Utah students access to high-quality education in economics, game theory, and econometric and quantitative analysis.

Read more about the news story on KSL, in the Deseret News, in The Salt Lake Tribune and on Utah Business. The announcement also was covered by the Associated Press story, which ran in the San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle and the U.S. News and World Report. You can also read the op-ed from The Salt Lake Tribune and the op-ed from the Deseret News or check out the Deseret News’ photo story.