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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

Four excellent new faculty members in Economics in 2014

Friday, December 19, 2014

Simon Alder joined the faculty this summer as an assistant professor and Kaufman Family Global Fellow.  His main research interests are growth and development, regional economics, trade, and political economy.  In his work on development and infrastructure in India, Simon … Continued

Featured faculty member: Brian McManus

Thursday, February 21, 2013

My research is primarily in empirical microeconomics.  While my main research field is industrial organization (IO), public and health economics also figure prominently in my work.  A common theme across my research is that I generally focus on strategic choices … Continued

Hello from Carolina

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Hello from Carolina!  These are glorious days to be on campus.   I suspect you remember  fondly this time of year — leaves changing color, Homecoming football game, temperature dropping a bit, and of course the Carolina-blue sky.  There’s a spring … Continued