Economics COVID-19 Announcements & Resources
Fall classes begin August 24, important dates for the upcoming semester can be found on the university's Academic Calendar. Watch our course schedule for the latest changes and updates for your Economics courses.
Econ 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 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.
22nd Annual CU Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop
September 18–19, 2020
Hosted by Nicholas Flores, CU Department of Economics
The CU Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop provides researchers the opportunity to share their research results and/or ideas in a relaxed, virtual 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.
Eaton Travel Sabbaticals Program
The Eaton Travel Sabbaticals are to be awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Economics, Anthropology, or History who have completed at least three academic years of full time study, at least two years of which must have been completed at the university, and who desire prior to graduation to broaden their knowledge in a culture and learning environment different from their own. Preference will be given to students who have a creative and well designed plan of unconventional study and travel in a non-traditional environment, especially those which would take place in the southern or eastern hemispheres. Application Deadline: October 1, 2020 for 2021 Spring Study Abroad. Departmental decisions will be based on COVID-19 study abroad guidelines, see COVID-19 Information on Education Abroad.
2020-21 Seminar Series
Watch the 2020-21 seminar schedule for future seminars.
- 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
- Xiaodong Liu was selected for the Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award.
- Daniel Kaffine on Denver 7 News