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3rd Annual Sadie Conference

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Jessica Msambichaka is a junior Economics and Public Policy double major. She attended the 3rd Annual Sadie Conference, which was held virtually in February 2021. Jessica reflects on her experience in an interview with Department Chair, Dr. Donna Gilleskie, below: … Continued

2020-2021 FDIC Academic Challenge

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The 2020-2021 FDIC Academic Challenge is a team competition for undergraduate students, designed to bring real-world policy questions into the classroom and address questions concerning the banking industry. The FDIC provided teams of 4-5 undergraduates with a dataset, a data … Continued

Fed Challenge team advances to National competition

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 Fed Challenge team for this impressive achievement. Lead by Professor Mike Aguilar, the team is one of 18 selected out of 65 to advance to National College Fed Challenge semi-finals. Read more about the Fed Challenge … Continued

UNC Economics Department Prepares for Return to Gardner Hall

Friday, July 31, 2020

As the first day of Fall classes quickly approaches, Economics faculty, staff, and students prepare for a semester that promises to be unlike anything we have faced before. Although we were able to adapt amid unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19 … Continued