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3rd Annual Sadie Conference

Jessica Msambichaka is a junior Economics and Public Policy double major. She attended the 3rd Annual Sadie Conference, which was held virtually in February 2021. Jessica reflects on her experience … Continued



2020-2021 FDIC Academic Challenge

The 2020-2021 FDIC Academic Challenge is a team competition for undergraduate students, designed to bring real-world policy questions into the classroom and address questions concerning the banking industry. The FDIC … 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



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 our own, Bernard Bell is selected to speak at University Day.

University Day, is a celebration, where the entire UNC community pauses to honor the the founding of the nation’s first public university. This year Carolina celebrates its 226th birthday, on … Continued



Undergraduate Spotlight: Niko Perez

Niko Perez, will be graduating this May 2020, majoring in Economics and Public Policy. Below Perez describes his experience over the summer as an intern at the Massachusetts Health Connector … Continued