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Resource Economics Seniors Andrew Mack and Brendan Moore to Enter Peace Corps

 Photo of Andrew Mack and Brendan Moore

Two outstanding seniors, both resource economics majors, have plans to enter the Peace Corps starting this summer.

Andrew Mack and Brendan Moore, two students with similar career aspirations, will be tasked with two very different areas of work over the next two years. Mack, who is majoring in both resource economics and nutrition, will be traveling to Belize to become a Health Resource Advisor, working with administrative health and schools to educate them about non-communicable diseases. Moore, on the other hand, will be going to Africa to teach secondary math…in French! >> More

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Graduate Awards Ceremony

Photo of Award RecipientsAbdul Kidwai is this year's recipient of the Carolyn Harper Fellowship. Tyler Besse, Eric Koegler and Kelly Miller received The Vijay Bhagavan Teaching Assistant of Distinction Award. Lawrence De Geest received the first annual Department Outstanding Service Award. Congratulations to all and thanks for your many contributions!  >>View Slide Show

(Photo from left: Lawrence De Geest, Abdul Kidwai, Kelly Miller, Eric Koegler and Tyler Besse)

Volunteer for Upcoming Experiments

Register for experiments conducted at Willis Experimental Economics Laboratory. Participants will be compensated, and no prior economics training is necessary. 

To register please visit the Experimental Economics Online Recruitment System

For more information and to access the Willis Lab FAQs, please visit the Experimental Economics Program.

Jamie Mullins Uses Clues From London's Great Smog in Research Study

In a recently published summary piece, Jamie Mullins explains how air pollution exposure in early life leads to higher incidence of asthma during both childhood and adulthood. >>More

Position Announcement

Resource Economics is hiring a Chief Undergraduate Advisor >>More

Gail Fleischaker and Wendy Wilde Receive SBS Outstanding Staff Awards

Monday, June 6, 2016

Two outstanding staff members were recognized this spring for their exemplary work in the UMass College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Wendy Wilde, Department Administrator in sociology, and Gail Fleischaker, Finance and Personnel Manager in resource economics, were this year’s awardees. >>More