News and Events

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

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 […]

September 18, 2019

In his most recent Op-Ed article with “The Globe Post”, Prof. Nader Habibi weighs in on the strained relationships between Middle Eastern countries. Read Prof. Habibi’s article here.

September 16, 2019

The Econ department’s very own Professor Joshua Goodman was recently quoted in The Hechinger Report about new research that has been done about the efficacy of tuition cuts and it’s impact on the institution itself. Read the article here.