Three Undergraduate Awards in Economics in 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 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 at left, with Department Chair Patrick Conway) was awarded the … Continued

Class of 2017: Another Year Complete

Monday, May 15, 2017

Sunday, May 14, the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill was filled with the hustle and bustle of proud parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, relatives and friends of soon-to-be Tar Heel graduates. There was an excitement in the air—an air of new possibilities … Continued

2017 Triangle Microeconomics Conference

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

In April 2017 the UNC Economics Department hosted the second annual Triangle Microeconomics Conference. We welcomed scholars from the University of Illinois, Michigan, MIT, Ohio State, Northwestern, NYU, Penn, USC, and Yale for a day and a half of research presentations … Continued

EconAid Center: A Study Space

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Don’t 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) through Friday (10am – 3pm). The center opens on the … Continued

Professor Luca Flabbi featured in the Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Spotlight on the Faculty Professor Luca Flabbi “Do Female Executives Make a Difference?” This question was the topic of analysis by Professor Luca Flabbi and three colleagues (Mario Macis, Andrea Moro, and Fabiano Schivardi). Their research explored the effects of female leadership on … Continued

Professor Chari presents Research at Two Academic Conferences

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Spotlight on the Faculty Professor Anusha Chari March 20-21, 2017 Workshop on Advances in International Economics and Finance assembled top researchers and policy makers from the North and South America at the Central Bank of Argentina in Buenos Aires. Our very … Continued

Graduation events 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Graduation 2017 in Chapel Hill:  it’s difficult to think of a more inspiring event! The Economics Department was represented well throughout the weekend, beginning with the hooding ceremony for our Ph.D. graduates Saturday morning, the reception for graduates from the … Continued