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

EconAid: Study Assistance When You Need it

Friday, December 23, 2016

Remember those days before the big midterm? You’ve reviewed the book, you’ve reviewed the class notes, and now you have 15 questions about what you’ve read that you just can’t answer. You get together with your study group, but that … Continued

A Letter for the Advisory Group

Friday, December 23, 2016

  Happy holidays from Chapel Hill! You probably remember this time of year at Carolina. Your parents and friends were all holiday shopping and house-decorating, while you were attending classes and studying obsessively for your final exams. It’s rare for … Continued

In Memoriam: David McFarland

Friday, December 23, 2016

David McFarland, emeritus professor and former department chair, passed away in late October 2016 here in Chapel Hill. David received his A.B. degree from Millsaps College in 1953 and his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in 1963. He came to UNC … Continued

A Conversation with Professor Jane Fruehwirth

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

    Jane Fruehwirth is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics with a curiosity about the choices individuals, especially children and adolescents, make, the role of their social context, such as classmates or schoolmates, and the effects on … Continued

Women in Economics

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Srihita Bongu and Mijal Bucay are two of our best and brightest among the undergraduate majors. Srihita is Co-President of the Economics Club, and Mijal Bucay is the captain of our Federal Reserve inter-University Challenge team. Both are strong performers … Continued

A Letter from the Chair

Friday, July 1, 2016

Dear Friends: Chapel Hill is always an active community, but its pulse is speeding these days.  The Chancellor and Provost will welcome over 4000 new first-year and transfer students to the Carolina campus at student convocation this fall.  We are expecting … Continued