Online Continuing Education Economics classes began June 1 and end July 24, please check the Summer CE course schedule for more information. Economics classes for Maymester, Terms A and B have been cancelled. Check out important dates for the upcoming semesters on the Academic Calendar.
In order to ensure students can continue to access the software available in ECON 6 and ECON 7 remotely, the labs have been converted to virtual labs. Signs will be posted in these specific VDI lab locations (remote access instructions).
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.
22nd Annual CU Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop
September 18–19, 2020 • Lion Square Lodge • Vail, Colorado
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, 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. Email abstracts by July 15 to Nicholas Flores.
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.
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