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Mr. Baehren goes to Washington

Friday, January 8, 2016

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 the minimum wage, estate taxes, job programs, and Social Security … Continued

Ning Fu named Gallman Graduate Scholar in Economics

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Ms. Ning Fu, a current graduate student in Economics at Carolina, has been named the Gallman Graduate Scholar in Economics for 2015-2016. Robert Gallman was a nationally recognized researcher on American economic history and a professor of Economics at Carolina … Continued

The Fed Challenge Team Advances to National Competition in DC

Friday, December 19, 2014

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. They design their proposed monetary policy, and then travel to … Continued

Graduate Students Win Prestigious Research Awards

Friday, December 19, 2014

At its October 2014 annual conference in Nashville, TN, the Financial Management Association International (FMA) awarded Giang Nguyen the best paper award in the Market Microstructure category. Her paper, “Order Flow Segmentation and the Role of Dark Pool Trading in … Continued

Graduation 2014: the hooding ceremony

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

On May 10 this year the University came together to celebrate the successes of its graduate students.  At the Hooding Ceremony, those students who have completed the requirements for their Ph.D. are presented and are “hooded” — they’re given for … Continued

Graduation 2014

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Quick quiz:  Where can you find 1600 pimiento-cheese sandwiches on Mother’s Day? If you were in Chapel Hill on May 11 you know the answer.  The Economics Department filled the Global Education Center for a reception after the graduation ceremony … Continued

UNC’s Social Entrepreneur is a Carolina Grad

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Dennis Whittle is the founder and president of The Whittle Group, which helps people, organizations, and companies break down barriers and invent the future. He is also the Co-Founder of GlobalGiving, the world’s leading website that matches donors directly with … Continued