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How Global Warming affects U.S. Economic Growth

Professor Toan Phan was featured in the Wall Street Journal and The Guardian for his research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. He investigates how rising temperatures will slow … Read more

Anusha Chari recognized for Scholarship on the Global Economy

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 … Read more

Professor Eric Ghysels Presents the Inaugural Gumbel Lecture

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 … Read more

The Second Annual Team Tiago Match

The faculty and grad students of the Economics Department took to the pitch on 12 May for the second annual Team Tiago soccer match.  Both teams wore their “Team Tiago” jerseys … Read more

Professor Jon Williams featured on Microeconomics Insights

Have you ever wondered how internet service providers decide what price to set for broadband access? Professor Jon Williams of UNC Economics, along with colleagues Aviv Nevo (University of Pennsylvania) and … Read more

Professor Toan Phan presents paper at a Conference in Santa Barbara California

Spotlight on the Faculty Professor Toan Phan Professor Toan Phan recently presented his paper entitled “Bubbly Recessions”, a joint work UNC graduate students Sid Biswas and Andrew Hanson. The paper was presented at … Read more

Professor Luca Flabbi featured in the Wall Street Journal

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 … Read more

Professor Chari presents Research at Two Academic Conferences

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 … Read more

Dr. Peter Hansen among “Most Highly Cited Researchers” for 2016

  Dr. Peter Reinhard Hansen, the Latane Distinguished Professor of Economics at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been named to the 2016 list of “Most Highly Cited Researchers” in the natural and … Read more

In Memoriam: David McFarland

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 … Read more