Following her Own Path to Success

Shilpi Somaya Gowda is a proud 1992 graduate of UNC with degrees in Economics and International Studies, but she’s taken her learning in a novel direction. While many of her … Continued



The Hooding Ceremony: May 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 … Continued



Karlye Dilts-Stedman Chosen for Lindau Conference with Nobel Laureates

How will you spend your summer vacation?  Karlye Dilts-Stedman, a graduate student in the Economics Department, will be spending part of hers with the Nobel Laureates in Economics. She has … Continued



Class of 2017: Another Year Complete

Sunday, May 14, the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill was filled with the hustle and bustle of proud parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, relatives and friends of soon-to-be Tar Heel graduates. There … Continued



EconAid Center: A Study Space

Need help with Econ finals? The EconAid Center is a great resource if you have questions about Econ classes. Faculty, TAs and ULAs hold office hours Monday (10am – 6pm) … Continued



EconAid: Study Assistance When You Need it

Remember those days before the big midterm? You’ve reviewed the book, you’ve reviewed the class notes, and now you have 15 questions about what you’ve read that you just can’t … Continued



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



Gender and Confidence: A Talk with Dr. Elizabeth Dickinson

On February 9, the Women in Economics group gathered in Gardner for their first official meeting. The topic of the day was Gender and Confidence. Dr. Elizabeth Dickinson, a Clinical Assistant … Continued



Women in Economics

Srihita Bongu and Mijal Bucay are two of our best and brightest among the undergraduate majors. Srihita is Co-President of the Economics Club, and Mijal Bucay is the captain of … Continued



An Innovation in Financial Economics for UNC’s Economics Majors

The Economics Department constantly strives to improve the education our students receive.  While education researchers have known that experimentation and practical experience are important aspects of the learning process for … Continued