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The Best College for the Economics Major in North Carolina

No surprise:  Carolina is # 1. The quants at Zippia, a new website devoted to providing expert career advice, have created an algorithm for ranking the success of universities in … Continued

Entrepreneurship Minor News

Entrepreneurship can mean lots of different things to lots of different people. When you ask a group of students to name an entrepreneur, they often rattle off the list of … Continued

Fed Reserve Challenge Team

Fed Reserve Challenge Team is Runner-up in DC

The UNC Fed Challenge team took its act on the road last December, and came in second in the nation in the annual inter-university competition in monetary policy design. Each year at … Continued

Hunter Baehren

Mr. Baehren goes to Washington

Hunter Baehren, a junior Political Science and Economics major, will be an intern with the Council of Economic Advisers in Washington this semester. Last summer he studied the effects of … Continued

Graduation 2015: A Partnership made in the Southern Part of Heaven

We honor all of our graduates at Commencement, but this year we sent out a large thank-you as well.  Andrew Powell (at left in photo) graduated in May with a degree … Continued

The Fed Challenge Team Advances to National Competition in DC

The College Fed Challenge is an annual inter-university competition in monetary policy design. At UNC, a team of three to five students undertakes research and data analysis under faculty supervision. … Continued

The Fiscal Challenge

  How would you reduce the national debt (as a share of gross domestic product) by 10 percentage points in 10 years? The Economics Department asked this question of our … Continued

The Fed Challenge Team Goes to Washington

The 2011 Fed Challenge team accomplished an unprecedented feat for UNC Economics – making it to the National competition in Washington, D.C.  The victory in the Charlotte Branch was the … Continued