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Michael Ash, Chair

The Transformation Problem, Cyann Brolfe



Featured News

5th Annual Career Networking Night

The Department of Economics and Undergraduate Economics Club invite all Economics majors to participate in the Career Networking Night held on Thursday, April 24th at 6:00 pm. Students will meet with Economics alumni in a speed-networking format.  RSVP by Monday, April 21st, at 5:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 22, 12:30 p.m.
Center for Research on Families
Co-sponsored by the Sociology and Economics Departments
Hadas Mandel, Tel Aviv University
"Welfare State and Gender Stratification Across Classes"
Campus Center Room 904

Wednesday, April 23, 4:00 p.m.
Economic Theory & Political Economy Workshop
Ceren Soylu, UMass Amherst
"Towards a Better Understanding of Land Acquisitions: The Cases of Agriculture and Mining"
919 Thompson Hall

Thursday, April 24, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Tan Cerca Tan Lejos hosted by Leopoldo Gómez-Ramírez

91.1 WMUA or

Thursday, April 24, 6:00 p.m.
5th Annual Career Networking Night

Department of Economics and Undergraduate Economics Club
Campus Center Room 168C

Friday, April 25, 3:30 p.m.
Analytical Political Economy Workshop
Leopoldo Gómez-Ramírez will present his research
919 Thompson Hall

Department of Economics Event Calendar · University Events Calendar


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