Professor Eric Ghysels Presents the Inaugural Gumbel Lecture

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Professor Eric Ghysels, Bernstein Professor of Economics, was invited to present the inaugural Emil J. Gumbel lecture at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) on 15 September 2017.  He spoke on the subject “Back to the Future: Backtesting Systemic Risk Measures during … Continued

The Second Annual Team Tiago Match

Friday, September 8, 2017

The faculty and grad students of the Economics Department took to the pitch on 12 May for the second annual Team Tiago soccer match.  Both teams wore their “Team Tiago” jerseys for the event — green for graduate students and red … Continued

The All-New EconAid Center

Friday, August 25, 2017

The EconAid Center is open and ready for your visits! Come see the changes that we made in the summer! And visit econ.unc.edu/undergraduate/econaid for more information, hours and a Fall Schedule.

The Hooding Ceremony: May 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

While the commencement ceremony in Kenan Stadium belongs to everyone, it’s clear that the undergraduates are the stars on Mother’s Day.  The day before, the graduate students have their own star turn at the University hooding ceremony. The hood is … Continued

Hayley Carter: Excellence in the classroom and on the court

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Hayley Carter graduated on 14 May with her undergraduate degree in Economics, and (as usual) she was multitasking.  She didn’t want to miss her commencement in Kenan Stadium or the reception for Economics Department graduates.  However, the UNC Women’s Tennis Team … Continued

Carolina Economics Club Targets the Election

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The Presidential election has focused everyone’s attention on the economy, but it’s often hard to sift through the claims and counterclaims on the campaign trail.  The Carolina Economics Club had a great idea — let’s put on a series of … Continued