UW-Milwaukee Economics Selected Past News

Congratulations to Saleh Tabrizy (current PhD student 2014) "An Empirical Assessment of the Effects of Trade on Innovation," forthcoming in Southern Economic Journal (solo authored).

Congratulations to Bryan Weber (current PhD student 2014) "Do Safe Ride Programs Reduce Urban Crime?" forthcoming in Regional Science and Urban Economics (solo authored).

Senior economics major Anna Yontz discusses her New Directions Scholarship.

Congratulations to Professor Niloy Bose who serves as a Member of the Board for the Economics Panel of the National Science Foundation (2013-14).

Congratulations to Professor James Peoples who received a 2013 UWM Research Foundation Senior Faculty Award. Read more.

Congratulations to Professor Scott Adams who has been appointed Co-Editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization as of August 2013.

M. Scott Niederjohn ('03 PhD), the Kohler Associate Professor of Economics at Lakeland College, is a Fulbright Scholar spending the Fall 2013 semester in Luxembourg.  Read more.

Congratulations to Professor Laura Grant  who has recently been invited to join Science of Philanthropy Initiative, a research institute from University of Chicago.

April 18th, The Big Event -- Please join us for an evenining of information and entertainment on April 18th when Dr. Austan Goolsbee will discuss the U.S. economy and global recovery. For details, please click here.

Congratulatins to Professor Itziar Lazkano who is the winner of the FEEM award. Since 2009, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei annually confers the FEEM Award, a prize organized jointly with the European Economic Association (EEA) aimed at rewarding the best research by young economists. For more, please click here

Ron Insana to Speak
The Society for Advanced Economic Study (the undergrad Economics club), the Economics Department, and the UWM Student Association is sponsoring a visit by CNBC and MSNBC journalist, Ron Insana, on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 7pm in the Union Ballroom.  His talk is entitled, "The Condition of the Global Economy."  There is no charge, but you must RSVP at 414-212-5168414-212-5168.  See this flyer for more details.

Econ Undergrad Careers Event
The Economics Department and the Society for Advanced Economic Study (the undergrad Economics club) are sponsoring a Careers panel featuring UWM Economics Alums on Tuesday, April 24th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Union Fireside Lounge.  Please see this flyer for more information or contact our Director of Undergraduate Studies, Prof. Neumann.

Prof. Peoples to Advise the White House
Prof. James Peoples has been invited to participate in a high-level meeting with the Obama Administration in April 2012 to discuss how African Americans have fared during the recent economic downturn and so far in the recovery.  Participants will discuss their recommendations regarding employment, housing, income, and entrepreneurship.

Open House 2011

UWM Open House

The Economics Department welcomes the UWM Open House visitors to the campus and to the Department. We hope that you drop by the Economics Department booth on Friday or Saturday, Oct 28 or 29 on the second floor of the student union. If you are interested, here is the Powerpoint Presentation that we showed at our booth. Be sure to browse our website for more information about the Economics Program at UWM!

Undergrad Mentoring Kickoff
For undergraduate majors who are participating in our Mentoring Program, the kickoff reception for the 2011-12 year will be this coming Thursday, Oct 20 from 5-7pm at the UWM Alumni House (3230 Kenwood). If you are not in the program, but would like more information follow this link. For details about the reception, please contact our Director of Undergrad Studies, Prof. Neumann, or Cindy Petrites in the Alumni Office.

Econometrics Conference
On Friday, Sept 23, the Economics Department will be sponsoring an Econometrics Mini-Conference with presentations by Shakeeb Khan from Duke University, Jack Porter from UW-Madison, Juan Carlos Escanciano from Indiana University and Andres Aradillas-Lopez from UW-Madison. The conference runs from 9-5 in Bolton Hall B95, and is free and open to the public. Click here for the program of events and contact Prof. Galvao for more information.

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