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Sharing our Research and Serving the Profession

Friday, January 17, 2020

The Southern Economic Association (SEA) is one of the oldest economics associations in the United States and strives to further the education of scholars and the public in economic affairs. As its first president explained a decade later, “While [the … Continued

Changes to the Requirements for the Economics Ph.D. Degree

Friday, January 17, 2020

The faculty, following a proposal by the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) and the Graduate Committee, has recently approved some changes to the requirements for the Economics Ph.D. degree. The changes are effective starting Spring 2020 and all the relevant … Continued

The job market can be a stressful place…

Friday, December 13, 2019

The job market can be a stressful place. Lots of anxiety surrounding completing grad school and transitioning to the job market. Recognizing our wonderful group of JMP candidates, the Econ staff put together stress-relieving packets; items that will help in … Continued

New PhD Requirements

Friday, December 13, 2019

There will be an info session for second year and third year PhD students to talk about the changes made to the PhD requirements.   Info Session targeted to second-year students: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12.30-1.30pm in GA 211   … Continued

2019-2020 UNC’s Economics Job Market Candidates

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Proud to announce our 2019-2020 Candidates on the Job Market. Under placement director Jon William’s direction, our students are ready to hit the market. If you see any of these students around Gardner Hall, encourage them during this particularly busy and stressful … Continued

First Round of the competition down!

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

    On Saturday, October 26, the UNC-CH Fed Challenge team won the first round of competition. The team traveled to Lenoir Rhyne and faced off against 7 other local teams.  The team will be advancing to the Regionals in … Continued