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Professor Jon Williams featured on Microeconomics Insights

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Have you ever wondered how internet service providers decide what price to set for broadband access? Professor Jon Williams of UNC Economics, along with colleagues Aviv Nevo (University of Pennsylvania) and John Turner (University of Georgia), asked this very question in … Continued

In Memoriam: David McFarland

Friday, December 23, 2016

David McFarland, emeritus professor and former department chair, passed away in late October 2016 here in Chapel Hill. David received his A.B. degree from Millsaps College in 1953 and his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in 1963. He came to UNC … Continued

A Conversation with Professor Jane Fruehwirth

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

    Jane Fruehwirth is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics with a curiosity about the choices individuals, especially children and adolescents, make, the role of their social context, such as classmates or schoolmates, and the effects on … Continued

A Letter from the Chair

Friday, July 1, 2016

Dear Friends: Chapel Hill is always an active community, but its pulse is speeding these days.  The Chancellor and Provost will welcome over 4000 new first-year and transfer students to the Carolina campus at student convocation this fall.  We are expecting … Continued

New Faculty in Economics for Fall 2015

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

We welcome five new faculty members to the Economics Department this fall.   Jane Cooley Fruewirth is an Assistant Professor with specialization in labor economics, the economics of education, and social economics.  She has her Ph.D. from Duke University, and … Continued