Funding Individual Learning Opportunities in Economics

As the Economics major grows in popularity, the faculty members recognize that we need to do more to individualize the learning experience for each and every major.  In this, we’ve … Continued



Tim Diette: the New Associate Dean of the Williams School of Commerce at Washington and Lee University

Alumni News: Tim Diette   Washington and Lee University has discovered something that we at Carolina have known for a while — Tim Diette is a good man to have … Continued



Economist In Training: Letter from Evan Rose

I wasn’t supposed to be an Economist. When I first arrived at Carolina, I was on track to be an academic classicist: For my first two years of college, reading … Continued



That Gardner Magic Strikes Again …

What is your favorite memory of Gardner Hall? Kyle McCay (2010) and Meredith Sapp (2011) both remembered Gardner fondly, but on 14 May they created a brand-new memory that is … Continued



The “Data Guy” is a Carolina Grad

Jonathan Pingle came to Chapel Hill in the fall of 1998.  He was a bright guy — undergraduate degree at University of Connecticut, graduate courses in accounting and a Masters … Continued



Jennie Ellison: Supporting Economics at UNC

Jennie Ellison ’89 of Charlotte, N.C., fondly credits Carolina for providing her with the resources she needs to think critically every day at Microsoft as the global release manager for … Continued



Alumni News

William E. Brewer, Jr. (BA, 1973) received the lifetime achievement award from the Bankruptcy Section of the North Carolina Bar Association in November 2014. Attorney Brewer, who also received his … Continued



Life After Carolina: Letter from Justin Rao (Class of 2005)

After graduating from Carolina in the spring of 2005 I started my Ph.D. in Economics at the University of California at San Diego. I chose UCSD in part based on a … Continued



Be an Economics Journalist. See the World!

Keith Bradsher ’86 was your typical overcommitted Economics major – but with a difference.  While many of his classmates were interning with financial firms, Keith wrote for the Daily Tar … Continued



Matthew Knepper Cited as one of the “Top 30 Thinkers Under 30”

Matthew Knepper, a 2009 UNC graduate with a degree in Economics, has been named one of the “Top 30 Thinkers under 30 (Years of Age)” by the Pacific Standard Magazine. … Continued