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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



2022 Economics Graduation Ceremony

The 2022 Economics graduation ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 7th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Great Hall of the Student Union. We are excited to … Continued



The Undergraduate Prize in Economics, 2022

Brady Smith ­Brady is a double major in Economics (BS) and Mathematics (BS) with a minor in Statistics and Analytics. During his time in the economics department, he has excelled … 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



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



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



Learning Opportunities, Strategies and Resources for Undergraduate Economic Students

In addition to our expanding course curriculum, the Economics department at UNC offers a multitude of resources and learning opportunities for students to explore the field of economics. Summer Research … Continued



First Round of the competition down!

    On Saturday, October 26, the UNC-CH Fed Challenge team won the first round of competition. The team traveled to Lenoir Rhyne and faced off against 7 other local … Continued