Extra Help during the Summer Sessions

Monday, June 4, 2018

Don’t know where to go for extra help during the summer sessions? Although Spring session is complete and the campus is slightly hibernating, resources are still available to all students who need help with summer econ courses. Located in the … Continued

How Global Warming affects U.S. Economic Growth

Monday, June 4, 2018

Professor Toan Phan was featured in the Wall Street Journal and The Guardian for his research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. He investigates how rising temperatures will slow down U.S. economic growth over the next decade. The article … Continued

2018 Triangle Microeconomics Conference

Thursday, May 3, 2018

In April 2018 we hosted the third annual Triangle Microeconomics Conference. We welcomed scholars from California-Berkeley, Colorado, Columbia, Northwestern, Penn, Texas A&M, Texas, and Yale for a day and a half of research presentations and discussion. In addition to speakers, … Continued

What is Economics?

Monday, April 2, 2018

It’s that time of year again:  selecting courses for next semester!  And whether you have already decided to major in economics, are taking a few courses to see if you enjoy it, are considering an economics course, or simply don’t … Continued

2018 Economics Graduation Ceremony & Reception

Friday, March 16, 2018

This year’s Economics Graduation Reception & Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at the Fedex Global Education Center. Families of our majors are welcome to arrive at the reception immediately following the Kenan Ceremony. The Economics Department Ceremony will begin … Continued

2018 Impact Award honors Josh Horvath

Friday, February 2, 2018

Josh Horvath, a fifth year Ph.D. student in Economics, with interest in education, labor and health economics, will be receiving a 2018 Impact Award for his research. His research examines the effects of charter schools on traditional public school student math … Continued

The EconAid Center: Opening Ceremony

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Professor Kalina Staub noticed something about her undergraduate students last year:  they were interested in the course material, they loved talking economics – but they didn’t come to her office hours! In talking with her students she discovered a number … Continued

Following her Own Path to Success

Friday, June 16, 2017

Shilpi Somaya Gowda is a proud 1992 graduate of UNC with degrees in Economics and International Studies, but she’s taken her learning in a novel direction. While many of her classmates have jobs with large corporations or investment banks, Shilpi has … Continued