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Dennis Placone, 1948-2014 May 22, 2014

Professor of Economics Emeritus Dennis Placone passed away on May 19. He served on the faculty since 1976 and was the long-time Director of the Center for Economic Education. Dennis was a fine teacher, mentor, friend, and colleague. Continue reading ›

PhD Student Anna Chorniy to Participate in 5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences Apr 18, 2014

The Lindau Meetings were created in 1951 to facilitate diaglouge between different generations of scientists. The 5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences will be held in August, with 19 Nobel Laureates scheduled to participate. Continue reading ›


Hazlett Op-ed In Wall Street Journal Jul 15, 2014

"Micromanaging the Web Would Be a Macro Mistake" is the title of Professor Thomas Hazlett's op-ed piece on Net Neutrality, co-authored with FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright, published in the July 14 edition of the Wall Street Journal. More ›

Cliometric Society Fellows Honored at Clemson May 15, 2014

On Friday May 17, the Cliometric Society will induct its 2013 Class of Fellows at the annual meeting, held this year at Clemson. This year, the society is honoring the scholarly contributions of five economic historians. More ›

BB&T Center and Economics Department to Host Annual Meeting of the Cliometric Society Apr 24, 2014

The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Cliometric Society will be held in Clemson, SC May 16-17. The conference brings together economic historians from across the world, and is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation. More ›