Economics Spring 2015 Commencement
The Department of Economics Spring 2015 Commencement will be Friday, May 8, 2015, 4:30–6:00 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the University Memorial Center. The commencement address will be by Amanda Thomas. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. and refreshments will be served.
Summer 2015 Classes
Summer classes begin May 11 for Maymester, June 1 for Terms A, C, & D, July 7 for Term B, and August 3 for Augmester. 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.
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
Edward Kosack: Friday First Place 2013 Fall Research Conference Poster Winner at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Fall Research Conference in Washington D.C
Murat Iyigun: Co-editor of New Journal
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.