Professor Scott Baier gives his thoughts on the employment situation, the sequester, and coming changes to higher education on the Carolina's leading television series devoted to business.
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Guibao Liu, Ph.D. 2004 and Mark Mitchell, Ph.D. 1987 will help establish two new graduate fellowships in honor of Emeritus Faculty in the John E. Walker Department of Economics, Professor Mike Maloney and Professor John Warner. Continue reading ›
At the Victor Hurst Convocation to celebrate the beginning of a new academic year, Provost Dori Helms announced that William Dougan has been named Alumni Distinguished Professor of Economics. Continue reading ›
Dr. Matthew Martin, Executive Regional Director at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, visited Dr. Ralph Allen's Macro Principles class on September 13. Dr. Martin gave his views on the macro policy options and the state of the economy. Continue reading ›
An alumnus has created a new graduate fellowship for Ph.D. students in The John E. Walker Department of Economics. The fellowship will support students who are doing research in financial economics. Continue reading ›
Bryson Smith, a senior majoring in Economics (BA), is the 2011 recipient of the Wallace Dabney Trevillian Award of Merit from the College of Business and Behavioral Science. The award is named after the founding Dean of the College.. Continue reading ›
Assistant Professor of Economics Dan Miller was an invited participant at a conference co-sponsored by the Deutsche Bundesbank and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in September on Household Heterogeneity and Household Finance. Continue reading ›
John E. Walker’s endowment of the department is designed to increase the quality and scope of our academic program. The Walker Department now consists of an accomplished group of twenty-five full-time faculty and sixty Ph.D. students. We are in the midst of an ongoing plan of investment and growth in the department. Please browse these pages to learn more about our programs and plans for the future.