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Dr. Luca Flabbi featured in the Wall Street Journal

Spotlight on the Faculty Dr. Luca Flabbi “Do Female Executives Make a Difference?” this question was the topic analysis by Dr. Luca Flabbi, and three other colleagues, Mario Macis, Andrea … Continued



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Dr. Chari presents Research at Two Academic Conferences

Spotlight on the Faculty Dr. Anusha Chari March 20-21, XX 2017 Workshop on Advances in International Economics and Finance assembled top researchers and policy makers from the North and South America … Continued



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Dr. Peter Hansen named “Most Highly Cited Researchers” for 2016

Spotlight on the Faculty Dr. Peter Hansen Dr. Peter Reinhard Hansen, the Latane Distinguished Professor of Economics at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been named to the 2016 list of “Most Highly Cited … Continued



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Curricular Innovation: The New Quantitative Financial Economics Credential

(l-r) Dr. Michael Aguilar and Gonzalo Asis Education researchers know that experimentation and practical experience are important aspects of the learning process for many students. UNC Economics believes it as … Continued



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A Conversation with Professor Jane Fruehwirth

    Jane Fruehwirth is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics with a curiosity about the choices individuals, especially children and adolescents, make, the role of their social … Continued



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Peter Reinhard Hansen is the new Latané Distinguished Professor of Economics

Peter Reinhard Hansen has been named as the third recipient of the Henry A Latané Distinguished Professorship of Economics In the Department of Economics.  He previously held academic positions at … Continued



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Evaluating a Gates Foundation Initiative

Professor David Guilkey briefed us last year in this space about his research evaluating a Gates Foundation Initiative in four emerging economies. Here’s an update from him on his progress. … Continued



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Economics Research at Carolina

Faculty research continues to be an integral part of Department activity and is critical to our Departmental mission. For this year’s newsletter we asked Professor Jonathan Hill to share his … Continued



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Life After Carolina: Letter from Justin Rao (Class of 2005)

After graduating from Carolina in the spring of 2005 I started my Ph.D. in Economics at the University of California at San Diego. I chose UCSD in part based on a … Continued



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New Faculty in Economics for Fall 2015

We welcome five new faculty members to the Economics Department this fall.   Jane Cooley Fruewirth is an Assistant Professor with specialization in labor economics, the economics of education, and … Continued