A Letter for the Advisory Group

  Happy holidays from Chapel Hill! You probably remember this time of year at Carolina. Your parents and friends were all holiday shopping and house-decorating, while you were attending classes … Continued



A “Back to School” Message for the Economics Department Advisory Group

Dear Friends: We’re currently in the calm before the storm here in Chapel Hill.  In the summer, the campus is a sleepy, quiet place — the type of place that … Continued



Patrick Conway

A Letter from the Chair

Dear Friends: Chapel Hill is always an active community, but its pulse is speeding these days.  The Chancellor and Provost will welcome over 4000 new first-year and transfer students to the … Continued



A Letter from the Chair

Hello from Chapel Hill! The campus is beautiful at this time of year, although the students can be excused for not noticing – final exams and course papers have most … Continued



Patrick Conway

Message from Patrick Conway, Chair of Economics Department, during the 2015 Fall Semester

Dear Friends: Chapel Hill is always an active community, but its pulse is speeding these days.  Gardner Hall is bursting at the seams!  Over 4000 new first-year and transfer students came … Continued



Graduation 2015: A rainy Kenan Stadium, and a welcoming Economics reception

A note from the Chair: Graduation  occurred on Mother’s Day, but Mother Nature sent us rain this year. Jason Kilar, founder/CEO of Hulu, gave a moving commencement address.   His … Continued



Message from Patrick Conway, Chair of Economics Department, as the 2015 Fall Semester Begins

Dear Friends: Chapel Hill is always an active community, but its pulse is speeding these days.  The Chancellor and Provost will welcome over 4000 new first-year and transfer students to the … Continued



Patrick Conway

Message from Patrick Conway, Chair of UNC Economics

Dear Friends: I am pleased to be able to write to you once again as Department Chair in Economics. If you close your eyes, I’m sure you can picture the … Continued



New Faculty at Carolina

Luca Flabbi is an Associate Professor with specialization in labor economics, most notably search models of employment choices. He received his Ph.D. from New York University and previously taught at … Continued



Hello from Carolina

Hello from Carolina!  These are glorious days to be on campus.   I suspect you remember  fondly this time of year — leaves changing color, Homecoming football game, temperature dropping a … Continued