Fall 2015 Classes
Fall classes began Monday, August 24. You can check out other important dates on the Academic Calendar.
2015–16 Seminar Series
October 8: Anna Rubinchik, University of Haifa, Israel. Group Composition in Contests. This seminar starts at 3:30 p.m.
October 9: Werner Troesken, University of Pittsburgh. Pellagra and Southern Welfare: Evidence from the Arrival of the Boll Weevil, and State-Level Fortification Laws.
All seminars are held in ECON 5 from 3:00–4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted, view the complete 2015–16 schedule.
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.