Emma Richardson: From Carolina Economics to the Health of Nations

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 … Continued



Dr. Parke’s Legacy

As many of you know, Dr. William Parke passed on December 27, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. His presence and passion for education and the students will … Continued



Economics Majors chosen as Schwarzman Scholars for 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 … Continued



The Fed Challenge Team brings home the hardware

  The College Fed Challenge is a competition designed to bring real-world economics into the classroom. Each university selects a team from among its students. The teams play the role … Continued



Faculty Research Initiatives

Eric Ghysels, Bernstein Distinguished Professor of Economics, will co-lead a new research initiative to support academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. This multi-university initiative … Continued



Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley

Economics is the home for the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship, a College-wide initiative that offers the Minor in Entrepreneurship. The E-Minor, as it is known on campus, is a five-course … Continued