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An Innovation in Financial Economics for UNC’s Economics Majors

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The Economics Department constantly strives to improve the education our students receive.  While education researchers have known that experimentation and practical experience are important aspects of the learning process for many students, our academic setting has made it hard for us … Continued

The 2016 Graduation Reception

Friday, July 8, 2016

The sky was Carolina blue for the 2016 Economics Department Graduation reception — and the tables were laden with Carolina-blue punch, Tar Heel cookies and pimento-cheese sandwiches.  After the graduation ceremony in Kenan Stadium, the graduates, their families and the faculty … Continued

The “Data Guy” is a Carolina Grad

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Jonathan Pingle came to Chapel Hill in the fall of 1998.  He was a bright guy — undergraduate degree at University of Connecticut, graduate courses in accounting and a Masters in Public Policy at the University of Chicago — but … 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