UNC Alum Robert Pakpahan named Director General of Taxation in Indonesia

Robert Pakpahan came to Carolina in the early 1990s from his native Indonesia.  His government had sponsored him as a doctoral student with the understanding that he would work hard, … Continued



What is Economics?

It’s that time of year again:  selecting courses for next semester!  And whether you have already decided to major in economics, are taking a few courses to see if you … Continued



2018 Impact Award honors Economics grad students Teresa Zhou and Josh Horvath

This year, the Graduate School recognized two Economics grad students among the 17 recipients of the Impact Award.  Congratulations to Teresa Zhou and Josh Horvath! The UNC Graduate School provides … Continued



2018 Economics Graduation Ceremony & Reception

This year’s Economics Graduation Reception & Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at the Fedex Global Education Center. Families of our majors are welcome to arrive at … Continued



Wide Receiver to Distinguished Professor: a Carolina Journey

  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 … Continued



James Tatter: Selected for 2018 Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship

James Tatter is a third-year student from Winston-Salem, NC with majors in history and economics. He will use the fellowship to cover his expenses for travel to Barcelona, Spain, where he … Continued