Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Contact our Placement Director, as well as our 11 job market candidates. View their CVs, abstracts, personal webpages, and convenient links to their advisors.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

"UVA economics professor John McLaren, along with co-author and UVA graduate alumna Sushanik Hakobyan, recently published a study examining how NAFTA has... [...]

Thursday, September 29, 2016

A 2013 report by Professor Sarah Turner and Professor Caroline Hoxby of Stanford University, has helped inspire colleges to drop application fees for low-income students.

See their research... [...]

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

"Olsen is a professor of economics and a professor of public policy in the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. He began studying low-income housing assistance in the 1960s, shortly before joining the UVA faculty in 1970. He was... [...]

Friday, September 23, 2016

"Focusing on the intersection of macroeconomics and finance, Fostel employs models that focus on the role of debt in asset pricing to understand investment, growth, default and contagion." (Lorenzo Perez). Learn more about Professor Ana Fostel's... [...]

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Professor Federico Ciliberto led a 14 year study on the environmental impact of genetically modified crops on farmworkers, consumers, and the environment. See more... [...]

Friday, September 9, 2016

"Groundwater reserves in India are a vital resource that support livelihood for around 53 million Indians and provide drinking water to around 80% of the rural population . It is vital for the country’s food and drinking water security."-... [...]

Friday, August 26, 2016

Meet the exec board of the Econ Club for 2016!

Monday, August 22, 2016

A new book explores the challenge of helping more students succeed at a broader range of institutions. Econ Phd Alum, Jessica Howell, discusses this book and it's research in an interview with the Chronicle of Higher Education. Read the full... [...]

Thursday, August 18, 2016

In 2014, Professor Amalia Miller, studied the effects of integrating female law enforcement. See the original paper here.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

NEW FACULTY for Fall 2016!

The Department of Economics is delighted to welcome Kerem Cosar, Sandip Sukhtankar, Jae Won Lee, Jonathon Colmer, and Eric Chyn as new faculty members this Fall 2016!

Please read more about our new... [...]

Thursday, August 4, 2016
A quartet of UVA economists team up to promote financial inclusion- read more... [...]
Friday, June 24, 2016

Professor Harrigan shared his thoughts on Brexit, on a live interview on Friday (June 24)! 

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Monday, December 14, 2015

Learn about what tech firms are looking for these days from Prof. Nekipelov (ECON 4720).

Thursday, December 10, 2015

"It’s likely that Ken Elzinga has impacted more students than any professor in University of Virginia history.

By the spring of 2015, the Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics... [...]

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

"Amid global stock market concerns, University of Virginia economists made the short drive down Interstate 64 to an institution responsible for implementing many of the policies they research: the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

Friday’s... [...]

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

"When former University of Virginia basketball player Jerome Meyinsse returns to Grounds, he always makes two stops:John Paul Jones Arena, home of the men’s basketball team, and... [...]

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

"As monsoon season arrives in India, the nation’s meteorological department has warned citizens to expect lower rainfall levels for the second year in a row, on the heels of one of the deadliest heat waves in history. The predicted drought could... [...]

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

"Politicians on both sides of the aisle have raised concerns about immigrants taking American jobs, but one University of Virginia economist makes a compelling case for the opposite effect.

Dubbing immigrants... [...]

Sunday, June 7, 2015

"The online ad that led you to your new favorite pair of shoes might seem innocuous, but according to University of Virginia Associate Professor of Economics and ... [...]

Friday, June 5, 2015

"This month, newly minted doctors and military cadets are leaving the University of Virginia and many other schools for assigned residency and branch assignments around the globe. These movements number in the millions, but most are directed by a... [...]

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

"As the sheer volume of data in a range of computationally intensive fields grows bigger, computer scientists, engineers and researchers from across the disciplines are finding that work involving “big data” increasingly lands at the intersection... [...]

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

"Professor Ken Elzinga would kill to teach you economics. On paper, at least. The revered U.Va. professor—who has taught more than 40,000  U.Va. students since 1967—has all the while been penning murder mysteries on the side, under the pen name... [...]