Economics COVID-19 Announcements & Resources
Economics Virtual Commencement
The Department of Economics will hold a virtual ceremony on December 14 at 1 p.m. for Spring, Summer, and Winter Graduates. Watch the Economics Commencement page for upcoming details.
Remote learning for the remainder of the semester began on Monday, November 16 and the last day of in-person classes this fall was Friday, November 13. Important dates can be found on the university's Academic Calendar and watch our course schedule for the latest changes and updates for your Economics courses.
Economics Office Closed December 24–January 4
The Department of Economics will close December 24, 2020 and will reopen on January 4, 2021. In the event that something needs immediate attention, please email the appropriate staff member for assistance. Email addresses are available under the People Tab.
Economics Staff Working Remotely
The Department of Economics staff are working remotely until further notice. In the event that something needs immediate attention, please email the appropriate staff member for assistance. Email addresses are available under the People Tab.
The labs in the Economics building will be available for in person usage during the semester, however there are limits of 3 students maximum in Econ 06 and of 5 students maximum in Econ 07. In order to ensure students can continue to access the software available in Econ 06 and Econ 07 remotely, the labs will be available as virtual labs as well. Signs will be posted in these specific VDI lab locations (remote access instructions).
University COVID-19 Updates & Resources
CU Boulder is continuously updating its information and guidance for the university community to address the changing status of COVID-19. For information about COVID-19 and its impacts to CU Boulder, precautions that are being taken, prevention measures you can take and a compilation of frequently asked questions, please visit the university's COVID-19 Updates & Resources page.
Complete Your FCQs November 23–December 2
FCQ responses can enhance courses, provide future students with valuable feedback and factor into promotion opportunities for instructors: colorado.campuslabs.com/courseeval.
2020-21 Seminar Series
- National Science Foundation Grant awarded to Jeronimo Carballo and Richard Mansfield
- Shuang Zhang's, paper (with Koichiro Ito) "Reforming Inefficient Energy Pricing: Evidence from China" featured in NBER Digest June 2020
- 2020 Sokoloff Dissertation Fellowship: Brian Marein
- AERE Dissertation Award: Akhil Rao ('19 PhD)
- Daniel Kaffine: Upwind wind farms can reduce the energy production of downwind neighbor turbines on National Science Foundation and on CU Boulder Today, Coordinated development could help wind farms be better neighbors
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