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Fed Challenge team advances to National competition

Congratulations to the 2020 Fed Challenge team for this impressive achievement. Lead by Professor Mike Aguilar, the team is one of 18 selected out of 65 to advance to National … Continued

UNC Economics Department Prepares for Return to Gardner Hall

As the first day of Fall classes quickly approaches, Economics faculty, staff, and students prepare for a semester that promises to be unlike anything we have faced before. Although we … 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