News and Events


Meet the Majors

October 16, 2018

1–2 p.m.
World Court, IBS Building

Thinking about an Economics major? Join us for the Economics Department Meet the Majors event!

For all majors and non-majors — come by to learn more about the Economics Program and speak with our faculty, other majors and UDRs!

Enjoy some dumplings and drinks while you chat!

Department News

Economics Department Blog

March 24, 2020

              In a recent article written for The Conversation, Prof. Nader Habibi discusses how a “coordinated response” from all countries will be the only long-term solution to combat the COVID-19 Pandemic. Read the whole article here.  

January 23, 2020

In a recent article for The Diplomat, Professor Nader Habibi discusses how the “[China-Pakistan Economic Corridor] will affect China’s economic and geopolitical relations with the Middle Eastern countries, particularly the Gulf Cooperation Council members [. . . ] and Iran.” To go along with this article, Prof. Habibi will be giving a talk about “[the] implications for […]

October 24, 2019

“To a large segment of Saudi women, [MbS] reform not only put an end to unfair social discrimination, but it also made it affordable for them to engage in business activities and accept employment opportunities.” Read the rest of the article here.

October 16, 2019

Timothy Taylor, longtime writer of the Conversable Economist blog, recently posted a piece about the efficacy of incorporating video into introductory economics classes. Taylor touted that “[using video clips in intro lectures] can be a useful practice because it gives [the students] a sense that they are being introduced to a universe of economists, not […]