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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

Econ Professor Speed Dating

This Thursday, Oct 3 at 6pm in Gardner 211 Carolina Women in Economics will be hosting a speed-dating event with Professors from the Economics Department. Don’t miss out on the opportunity … Continued

QFE Program hosts Jorian Hoover, Corporate Finance Manager from Microsoft

Within the Economics major here at UNC, students have the opportunity to concentrate in the area of financial economics through the Quantitative Financial Economics (QFE) program. The program is designed to … Continued

And so the semester begins…

And so it begins..a crowded quad means students are back and campus once again full of activity. Summer is over and fall semester is in session. The Economics Department would … Continued

The Fed Challenge Team brings home the hardware

  The College Fed Challenge is a competition designed to bring real-world economics into the classroom. Each university selects a team from among its students. The teams play the role … Continued

Economic Applications of Machine Learning & Al at Amazon

    *This talk is sponsored by The Center for Regulatory and Industrial Studies: Jonathan Williams, director. Supporting research in the field of industrial organization, both methodological and applied.

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