Fall 2015 Classes
Fall classes began Monday, August 24. You can check out other important dates on the Academic Calendar.
17th Annual CU Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop
September 4–5, 2015 • Lion Square Lodge • Vail, Colorado
The CU Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop provides researchers the opportunity to share their research results and/or ideas in a relaxed, workshop environment. Ample time will be allocated for discussion, allowing researchers to get feedback from other workshop participants. Work presented can range from proposed research to highly polished and complete projects. Graduate students are especially encouraged to participate. Hosted by Nicholas Flores, CU Department of Economics.
Department of Economics Winter 2015 Commencement
The winter ceremony will be Friday, December 18, 2015, 3:00–4:30 p.m in Muenzinger E050. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served.
PODCAST: Murat Iyigun on Monotheism, Conflict, Europe, the Ottomans, and the Blues
CU-Boulder appoints Brian Domitrovic as third Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy
Economics BFA Excellence Award Winners: Yongmin Chen, Research, Scholarly and Creative Work & Nicholas Flores, Leadership and Service
Jeffrey Zax: Featured in WalletHub's recent study examining 2015's Best & Worst Run Cities in America.
Robert McNown: Campus Global Citizen of the Year 2014
Economics alum leaves $3.7 million to endow chair
Daniel Kaffine: No evidence that California cellphone ban decreased accidents, says CU-Boulder researcher
Daniel Kaffine: The value of 'second-best solutions' to global warming
Francisca Antman: Working women have more influence at home, says CU-Boulder study
Bartlett Internships for Economics: Thanks to a generous donation from CU Economics alumnus James Bartlett, the Department of Economics is accepting applications for Bartlett Internships for Economics.
Brian Cadena: Economics researcher explores relationships between poverty, immigration, labor market
Yongmin Chen: Received a Boulder Faculty Assembly Recognition Award
Murat Iyigun: Co-editor of New Journal
Immigrants Equilibrate Local Labor Markets: Evidence from the Great Recession, (with Brian K. Kovak), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, forthcoming.
Differential Pricing When Costs Differ: A Welfare Analysis, (with M. Schwarz), RAND Journal of Economics, forthcoming.
Endogenous Formation of Free Trade Agreements: Evidence from the Zollverein's Impact on Market Integration, (with Carol H. Shiue), Journal of Economic History, December 2014.