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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



2017-2018 Job Market candidates

The 2017-2018 placement director is Jon Williams. Jose Alfonso Campillo Garcia A Wild Bootstrapped t-test Robust to all Identification Categories Macroeconomics, Public economics, Public economics jacamp22@live.unc.edu Joshua Horvath The Effects of … Continued



Donna Gilleskie: President of Southern Economic Association

Donna Gilleskie, currently a full professor in our department, received her undergraduate degrees in economics and mathematics from UNC-CH in 1989. This Tarheel “born and bred” returned to UNC-CH as … 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