Understanding financial markets: undergraduate research initiatives in summer 2017

How did you spend your summer vacation?  For six of our rising seniors, summer wasn’t a vacation — it was a time of intensive research into the workings of global … Continued



The All-New EconAid Center

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 … Continued



Hayley Carter: Excellence in the classroom and on the court

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 … Continued



Three Undergraduate Awards in Economics in 2017

At the 2017 graduation reception this Mother’s Day, we recognized two undergraduates for their sustained excellence and accomplishments in the Economics degree. Economics major and minor in Geography, Ariana Vaisey (pictured … 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



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



Carolina Economics Club Targets the Election

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 … 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