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The Hooding Ceremony: May 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

While the commencement ceremony in Kenan Stadium belongs to everyone, it’s clear that the undergraduates are the stars on Mother’s Day.  The day before, the graduate students have their own star turn at the University hooding ceremony. The hood is … Continued

Hayley Carter: Excellence in the classroom and on the court

Thursday, May 18, 2017

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 for Economics Department graduates.  However, the UNC Women’s Tennis Team … Continued

Three Undergraduate Awards in Economics in 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

At the 2017 graduation reception this Mother’s Day, we recognized two undergraduates for their sustained excellence and accomplishments in the Economics degree. Economics major and minor in Geography, Ariana Vaisey (pictured at left, with Department Chair Patrick Conway) was awarded the … Continued

Class of 2017: Another Year Complete

Monday, May 15, 2017

Sunday, May 14, the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill was filled with the hustle and bustle of proud parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, relatives and friends of soon-to-be Tar Heel graduates. There was an excitement in the air—an air of new possibilities … Continued

Professor Luca Flabbi featured in the Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Spotlight on the Faculty Professor Luca Flabbi “Do Female Executives Make a Difference?” This question was the topic of analysis by Professor Luca Flabbi and three colleagues (Mario Macis, Andrea Moro, and Fabiano Schivardi). Their research explored the effects of female leadership on … Continued

Professor Chari presents Research at Two Academic Conferences

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Spotlight on the Faculty Professor Anusha Chari March 20-21, 2017 Workshop on Advances in International Economics and Finance assembled top researchers and policy makers from the North and South America at the Central Bank of Argentina in Buenos Aires. Our very … Continued

Graduation events 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Graduation 2017 in Chapel Hill:  it’s difficult to think of a more inspiring event! The Economics Department was represented well throughout the weekend, beginning with the hooding ceremony for our Ph.D. graduates Saturday morning, the reception for graduates from the … Continued

Economist In Training: Letter from Evan Rose

Thursday, January 26, 2017

I wasn’t supposed to be an Economist. When I first arrived at Carolina, I was on track to be an academic classicist: For my first two years of college, reading Greek and Latin was just about all I did. Along … Continued

A Letter for the Advisory Group

Friday, December 23, 2016

  Happy holidays from Chapel Hill! You probably remember this time of year at Carolina. Your parents and friends were all holiday shopping and house-decorating, while you were attending classes and studying obsessively for your final exams. It’s rare for … Continued