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2020 Undergraduate Award in Economics

Evelyn (Evie) Morris has received the Economics Department’s annual award for the 2020 Best Undergraduate Major. Evie, a Morehead/Cain Scholar, is one of our most inquisitive and accomplished Economics seniors … Continued

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

  We’d like to recognize you, our graduating seniors, for working so diligently to overcome the challenges of remote learning and isolation over the past few months. During these unprecedented … Continued

Economics at UNC adapts amid COVID-19 challenges

Along with the rest of our local and global communities, Economics at UNC has faced significant challenges associated with the spread of COVID-19. We have done our best to meet … Continued

One of Carolina’s own wins the highest faculty award at the University of New Hampshire

Karen Smith Conway, 1987 recipient of the Ph.D. in Economics from Carolina, was named the Distinguished Professor of 2019 by the University of New Hampshire (UNH).  This is the most … Continued

Sharing our Research and Serving the Profession

The Southern Economic Association (SEA) is one of the oldest economics associations in the United States and strives to further the education of scholars and the public in economic affairs. … Continued

Changes to the Requirements for the Economics Ph.D. Degree

The faculty, following a proposal by the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) and the Graduate Committee, has recently approved some changes to the requirements for the Economics Ph.D. degree. The … Continued

Learning Opportunities, Strategies and Resources for Undergraduate Economic Students

In addition to our expanding course curriculum, the Economics department at UNC offers a multitude of resources and learning opportunities for students to explore the field of economics. Summer Research … Continued

Looking Back to Plan Forward

It’s that time of year when many of us commit to New Year’s resolutions. My personal endeavor is to “sow bountifully.” I have guidance on what this behavior looks like … Continued