Flickr photo of some wildfire practitioners

To confront wildfire risk, experts get social

April 9, 2018

A team of wildfire practitioners and researchers—including some from the University of Colorado Boulder—is working across Colorado to better understand the human role in local wildfire mitigation.Read more »
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When choosing where to recreate, personality is key

March 5, 2018

Economist Edward Morey has long been interested in “recreational site choice”—where do hikers, bikers, anglers, kayakers and anyone who plays in the great outdoors choose to do their thing and why?Read more »
DACA

‘Brain Drain Through Deportation’ is subject of expert panel discussion

Feb. 26, 2018

The consequences of the DACA program—and its uncertain future—is the subject of the next Social Sciences Today Forum at the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »
money

Economic development is focus of expert panel discussion

Jan. 5, 2018

The event, titled “The Opportunities and Challenges of Economic Development,” features three experts and is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 23, at noon in Old Main Chapel on the CU Boulder campus.Read more »
Markusen at his retirement party

Distinguished professor of economics retires, looks back on storied career

Nov. 27, 2017

James Markusen looks back on his illustrious career, the state of higher education and his retirement plans.Read more »
Disaster

CU Boulder experts discuss disaster preparedness

Sept. 13, 2017

Disaster preparedness is the focus of the next Social Sciences Today Forum at CUBoulder. The event, titled “Disasters: Can We Be Prepared?” features three experts and is scheduled for Sept. 26, at noon in Old Main Chapel.Read more »
Kimball

Restoring American Growth 

April 12, 2017

An economics professor who calls himself a “supply side liberal” has a few ideas about jump-starting the U.S. economy that he will share Monday, April 17.Read more »
Tax

Taxes, tariffs and trade

March 6, 2017

Taxes, tariffs and trade, three things frequently in the headlines now, are the focus of the next Social Sciences Today Forum at the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »
A History of Market Performance: From Ancient Babylonia to the Modern World

A History of Market Performance: From Ancient Babylonia to the Modern World

Dec. 19, 2016

This exciting new volume examines the development of market performance from Antiquity until the dawn of the Industrial Revolution.Read more »
DACA

DACA curbs poverty, but lowers school attendance

Dec. 12, 2016

Beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are significantly less likely to live in poverty and more likely to be employed than undocumented immigrants ineligible for the program, according to two new studies co-authored by University of Colorado Boulder labor economist Francisca Antman.Read more »

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