Emma Richardson: From Carolina Economics to the Health of Nations

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Emma Richardson came to Chapel Hill in 1997 as a Morehead Scholar from Canada.  She rapidly settled on two areas of specialization:  economics and international studies.   In Gardner Hall that translated into studies in international economics and economic development.  She … Continued

Economics Majors chosen as Schwarzman Scholars for 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

Where can your Economics degree take you?  For two recent graduates, the answer is:  a prestigious master’s degree program at China’s Tsinghua University. Alice Huang, a 2016 graduate and Emily Venturi, a 2018 graduate, have been selected for the 2019 … Continued

Wide Receiver to Distinguished Professor: a Carolina Journey

Monday, March 12, 2018

  Peter Blair Henry grew up wanting to play Pac 12 football.  His football scholarship didn’t materialize, but Peter had hedged his bets:  he interviewed for Carolina’s Morehead Scholarship.  He won that competition; then he discovered economics in Chapel Hill … Continued

Anusha Chari recognized for Scholarship on the Global Economy

Friday, February 2, 2018

Anusha Chari, Professor of Economics, is a scholar of the international economy, with specific focus on international capital markets.  She recently received two acknowledgements of her leadership in the economics profession. Last fall she was selected as a research associate … Continued

Professor Eric Ghysels Presents the Inaugural Gumbel Lecture

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Professor Eric Ghysels, Bernstein Professor of Economics, was invited to present the inaugural Emil J. Gumbel lecture at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) on 15 September 2017.  He spoke on the subject “Back to the Future: Backtesting Systemic Risk Measures during … Continued