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



Distinguished Professor John Akin Retires – and Climbs Back into the Saddle

In June 2014, after over 40 years of service to the Department of Economics, Distinguished Professor John S. Akin retired. His retirement, however, was short lived. Within days of stepping … Continued



Four excellent new faculty members in Economics in 2014

Simon Alder joined the faculty this summer as an assistant professor and Kaufman Family Global Fellow.  His main research interests are growth and development, regional economics, trade, and political economy.  … Continued