Fall classes began August 23. 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
Friday, October 22, 2021: "A flexible stochastic production frontier model with panel data," Feng Yao, West Virginia University. For more upcoming seminars check out the seminar series calendar, if the seminar is virtual email Karen Kelly or the seminar contact for the Zoom information.
Dine and Learn for Graduate Students
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 5 p.m.: Dr. Karen Gebhardt, Director of the Online Economics Program at CU Boulder and co-author of the Schiller/Gebhardt, The Economy Today 16e and Essentials of Economics 11e, will give a talk on “Improving Student Outcomes using Low Stake Assessments" in Econ 5. Register by scanning the QR code on the flyer by 10/29/21 and include any food restrictions or allergies.
Economics COVID-19 Announcements & Resources
ECON 212 Main Office Open, Other Economics Staff Working Remotely
The Department of Economics staff are working remotely until further notice. The main office, ECON 212, will be open for in person or phone assistance on Tuesday/Thursday 7:30 a.m.–Noon and 1 p.m.–4:30 p.m. it is also open on Monday/Wednesday 8–10 a.m. and 2 p.m.–5 p.m, and is closed on Fridays. In the event that something needs immediate attention when the front office is not available, please email the appropriate staff member for assistance. Email addresses are available under the People Tab.
Masks Required in Public Indoor Spaces
CU Boulder will return to requiring masks in public indoor spaces regardless of vaccination status as of Aug. 13, 2021. This requirement is a temporary precaution during the delta surge to supplement CU Boulder’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement by providing a multi-layered approach to keep our community safe. The campus will continue to work closely with Boulder County Public Health as it considers public health requirements in the Boulder community. For more details view the Pandemic Response Office update.
As we move back to in-person learning, remote access to OIT labs will continue to be offered but in a reduced capacity. A subset of machines in each centrally funded/scheduled lab will be available for students to access remotely after-hours and on weekends. Access will be granted on a request basis. More details on the process to request remote access.
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 Nandu Award for the Best Quantitative-History Paper: Peiyuan Li
- Brian Marein (PhD '21): Finalist for Nevins Prize in American Economic History
- 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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