Congratulations to Mr. Todd Bragg of the Department of Economics, who was an honoree at the Annual Passion Awards that was held on March 12, 2019. We are so proud of your efforts! We also congratulate the other instrctors honored this year:, Dr. Christopher Daniels of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Natalie Sydorenko of the School of Communication, Dr. Marie Bucoy-Calavan of the School of Music and Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler of the Department of Political Science.
Congratulations to Department of Economics student, Nicholas Golina. Nick recently published an article at the Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University's site in their Undergraduate Economic Review.
Professor of Economics, Dr. Sucharita Ghosh,
Spring 2018 Undergraduate SAS Certificate Awards
Her article has also
Associate professor of economics, Dr. Sucharita Ghosh, will for the second time share her expertise in international economics as a Fulbright Research Scholar in Italy during the spring semester, 2018. Read more about Dr. Ghosh on the
Congratulations to all our December 2017 graduates from the Master’s degree program in economics.
From left to right: Jephthah
The Westfield Group invited three Economics Club Members as special guests to attend a luncheon where Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, delivered a
For information on club meetings contact firstname.lastname@example.org.Pictured from left to right: John Edwards, Ariana Cubela, Janet Yellen and Rachel Steer.
Among the familiar faces at the Akron Marathon, on June 30, 2017, were members of the UA CBA ZIPS relay team. Following the blue line were, from left, Dr. Sydney
Special congratulations are in order for Owens — this was the 13th year
John Hamm wins Poster Competition
Congratulations to Economics Department student John Hamm who won first place for his economic research in the poster competition held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland on May 5, 2017.
Women in Business and Government
The Department of Economics is excited to host the following panel members on Thursday, April 6th at 3:15pm in the Student Resource Center of the Taylor Institute (5th floor of the Polsky Building).
Turner Anderson wins First Place Award at the OAEPS Annual Meeting
Congratulations to Economics Department graduate student, Turner Anderson, who won the First Place Award in the Economics Graduate Student Paper Competition at the Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists (OAEPS) 76th Annual Meeting Conference held at Northern Kentucky University on September 23-24, 2016. Turner’s research paper titled, "The Impact of Obesity on Unemployment Spells in the United States," found that obese women faced significantly longer job searches than non-obese women and that both obese men and women faced significantly longer total unemployment in the time period 2007-2013. Financial support for Turner’s conference expenses were provided by UA’s Graduate Student Government’s Professional Enrichment Grant and the Department of Economics. More details about OAEPS are available on their website.
DALTON KONOP WINS 3rd PLACE!
Congratulations to Economics Department student Dalton Konop (first one from the right in the picture), who won third place for his economic research in the poster competition held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland on April 29, 2016. Dalton's research was titled The Effect of Grants for Higher Education on Crime: Differentiating Need and Merit-Based Aid. The competition was sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the University of Akron Economics Department. Dalton was one of five students from the UA Economics Department who entered the competition along with fourteen other students from Ohio and western Pennsylvania colleges. The Cleveland Fed has been partnering with the University of Akron's Department of Economics to host the competition each spring since 2009.
ECONOMICS PROGRAM EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION
We have been recognized for excellence by The Financial Engineer in a recent national ranking of 157 schools that offer a terminal master’s degree in economics. Full story.
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Dr. Weinstein now has our department Facebook page up and running! Follow us for department news, interesting articles and upcoming seminars and events. (9/2015)
The Department of Economics is grateful for David and Lessia Dilley’s gift to establish The Dilley Family Endowed Scholarship in Economics. In 1973, David received his Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Political Science. He serves on both the Economics Department Advisory Board and The University of Akron National Alumni Board of Directors.
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