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First Friday Downloads

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The gathering for grad students on the first Friday of the month, called First Friday Downloads, provides a casual mechanism for disseminating information across graduate students from different cohorts and, sometimes, across students and faculty. It promotes mingling in a … Continued

Econ Professor Speed Dating

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

This Thursday, Oct 3 at 6pm in Gardner 211 Carolina Women in Economics will be hosting a speed-dating event with Professors from the Economics Department. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get to know your professors while also learning more … Continued

Undergraduate Spotlight: Niko Perez

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Niko Perez, will be graduating this May 2020, majoring in Economics and Public Policy. Below Perez describes his experience over the summer as an intern at the Massachusetts Health Connector in Boston as a health policy analyst. “The Massachusetts Health … Continued

And so the semester begins…

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

And so it begins..a crowded quad means students are back and campus once again full of activity. Summer is over and fall semester is in session. The Economics Department would like to welcome its students. We love you! Enjoy a … Continued

Lt. Governor Forest announces North Carolina Blockchain Initiative

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

the *********************************Press Release********************************* July 2, 2019 Jamey Falkenbury FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lt. Governor Forest announces North Carolina Blockchain Initiative   Raleigh, N.C. – Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest has announced the formation of the North Carolina Blockchain Initiative to study the … Continued

Here to Serve…

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

July 1 marks the beginning of a new fiscal year for Carolina.  It also marks a “changing of the guard” for leadership of the Department of Economics:  a new chair.  Professor Pat Conway led the department for six years and … Continued

1st Annual Triangle Applied Micro Conference

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Following the example set by the organizers of the Triangle Microeconomics Conference, we launched the Triangle Applied Micro Conference in April 26, 2019. In this first edition of the conference the set of speakers included faculty and advanced graduate students … Continued