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Professional Development and Career Support

The Economics Department has enhanced its offerings of professional development and career support for our majors. In addition to our one-credit course “Career Preparation for Economics Majors” taught by Michael … Continued

Fulbright Scholar Spotlight: Olga Malashenkova

Olga Malashenkova, completing her Ph.D. studies at the Belarusian State University, is currently a Fulbright Visiting Fellow in the Department of Economics at UNC-CH. Here, Olga continues her research about … Continued

Graduate Student Spotlight: Haoran Zhang

What was your educational background before enrolling in the Ph.D. program in Economics at Carolina? I was a Duke Econ M.A. student. Before that, I spent my undergrad at CUFE … Continued

Economics Alumnus Justin Hadad Named Carolina’s 53rd Rhodes Scholar

Justin Hadad, a recent graduate (2021) and one of the first students to receive a Bachelor of Science in Economics at UNC, was recently named Carolina’s 53rd Rhodes Scholar. Although … Continued

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

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