Economics in the Airline Industry

  Charles Duncan UNC Alum and Chief Strategy Office EVP of WestJet       Title of the talk: How his economics degree is used everyday to stay ahead of … Continued



UNC Economics in Croatia

Dr. Rita Balaban, along with a group of students from the UNC Economics department, completed a 6-week immersive experience in Croatia, from May 14-June 20, 2018. The study abroad trip … Continued



The Credential in Quantitative Financial Economics Ramps Up

UNC Economics began a new experiment in advanced undergraduate education in 2016.  With the financial support of the Nasdaq Educational Foundation, we created the Credential in Quantitative Financial Economics (QFE).  … Continued



Women in Economics: a club for all of us

The Women in Economics Club (or WIE, for short)  is made up of women with a mission.  These are undergraduate Economics majors who love the subject matter of Economics and are … Continued



What is Economics?

It’s that time of year again:  selecting courses for next semester!  And whether you have already decided to major in economics, are taking a few courses to see if you … Continued



James Tatter: Selected for 2018 Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship

James Tatter is a third-year student from Winston-Salem, NC with majors in history and economics. He will use the fellowship to cover his expenses for travel to Barcelona, Spain, where he … Continued



The EconAid Center: Opening Ceremony

https://econ.unc.edu/files/2017/11/Econ-Aid-Center.mp4 Professor Kalina Staub noticed something about her undergraduate students last year:  they were interested in the course material, they loved talking economics – but they didn’t come to her … Continued



Understanding financial markets: undergraduate research initiatives in summer 2017

How did you spend your summer vacation?  For six of our rising seniors, summer wasn’t a vacation — it was a time of intensive research into the workings of global … Continued



The All-New EconAid Center

The EconAid Center is open and ready for your visits! Come see the changes that we made in the summer! And visit econ.unc.edu/undergraduate/econaid for more information, hours and a Fall … Continued



Hayley Carter: Excellence in the classroom and on the court

Hayley Carter graduated on 14 May with her undergraduate degree in Economics, and (as usual) she was multitasking.  She didn’t want to miss her commencement in Kenan Stadium or the reception … Continued