Economics COVID-19 Announcements & Resources
Pandemic Response Office—Operational updates
The transition to an in-person CU Boulder experience for the fall will begin over the summer. This includes changes to COVID-19 mitigation measures and campus operations. This transition is supported by the vaccine requirement for faculty, staff and students and changing public health guidelines. Visit the Pandemic Response Office Operational Updates page for further details.
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.
The Summer Econ classes for Term A and CE began June 1. 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. Staff members are working remotely, so if you have any questions please email us at EconomicsUCB@gmail.com.
2021-22 Seminar Series
- Adam McCloskey's paper "Inference on Winners" (with Isaiah Andrews and Toru Kitagawa) is cited as one of the contributions determining the choice of the 2021 John Bates Clark medalist Isaiah Andrews.
- Evelyn Skoy's research, "“Black Lives Matter Protests, Fatal Police Interactions, and Crime,” featured in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine.
- 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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