What's in a name?
The social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
The dismal science
The mechanics of utility and self interest.
A study of mankind in the ordinary business of life
Economics is a science which studies human behavior as a relationship between ends and scarce means which have alternative uses.
The study of how the forces of supply and demand allocate scarce resources
The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.