Economics COVID-19 Announcements & Resources
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.
Don Edward Roper, PhD
June 6, 1940–July 22, 2020
Professor Don E. Roper died from Alzheimer's on July 22, 2020; he was born to Homer and Vaude Roper on June 6, 1940, in Lubbock, Texas, where he grew up and started his education. After graduating from Monterrey High School, in 1958, he won a $4,000 scholarship he used to attend Texas Technical University, where he studied industrial engineering...read on
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.
- 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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