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    Call for Papers

    The ECONOMIC & BUSINESS HISTORY SOCIETY 40th Annual Conference

    May 28-30, 2015

    University Wisconsin, La Crosse

    For more information on submitting a paper or the conference click here 



    One Day Conference on New Institutional Economics and, Economic History

    September 25th, 2015

    Host: University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

    Details coming soon

    For more information contact Nabamita Dutta at or Michael Haupert at

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    Celebration of Student Inquiry in Economics

    Fall 2014

    Students in upper-level economics classes will present their final projects in poster sessions. There will also be one keynote research presentation by one of our honors students.

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    Economics Department Scholarship Recipients

    2014 David M. Cole Award in Economics

    • Zachary Arndt
    • Joshua Gran
    • Matthew Nicholson
    • Riley Olson
    • Brittany Van Rossum


    CBA Freshman Meet & Greet

    TBD FALL 2015

    This event was created to help the CBA freshman get acquainted with other CBA freshman, CBA student organizations and CBA faculty. For more details see the 2013 CBA Freshman Meet & Greet Flyer

    Economics Department Seminar Series

    Friday, February 20, 2015 - 3:30 p.m.

    203 Wimberly Hall

    Brad Humphreys 

    Presenting: "Professional Sports Facilities, Teams and Property Values: Evidence from Seattle's Key Arena"

    Friday, February 27, 2015 - 3:30 p.m.

    203 Wimberly Hall

    Jana Peliova 

    Presenting: "Experimenting with purchase history based price discrimination"


    Friday, March 27, 2015 - 3:30 p.m.

    203 Wimberly Hall

    Javed Younas


    Friday, April 17, 2015 - 3:30 p.m.

    203 Wimberly Hall

    Chris Hanes


    Friday, April 24, 2015 - 3:30 p.m.

    203 Wimberly Hall

    Mike McAvoy

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  • Eagle Econ blog

    Seminar Speaker-Chris Hanes

    The next Economics Department seminar speaker will be here on Friday, April 17 at 3:30 in room 203 Wimberly Hall.  Chris Hanes (Binghamton University) will present "Quantitative Easing in the 1930s." I hope you are able to join us. More of  »

    UW-L economists host discussion on income inequality

    La Crosse, Wis. – Faculty in UW-La Crosse’s Economics Department will host a conversation about income inequality 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at 1309 Centennial Hall at UW-L. Faculty will discuss some of the factors responsible rising inequality in the U.S. and many other countries of the world.

    “Our goal is to inform the public conversation, while highlighting the areas of agreement and disagreement between academic economists,” says TJ Brooks, chair of the Economics Department. “We look forward to the conversation.”     
    If you go—           
    What: UW-La Crosse’s Economics Department
    Where: 1309 Centennial Hall at UW-L          
    When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 22

    Admission: Free
    More of  »

    Seminar Speaker - Javed Younas

    The Economics Department invites you to our next seminar on Friday, March 27th in room 203 Wimberly at 3:30 p.m.  Javed Younas (American University of Sharjah) will present "Gender Imbalance and Terrorism in Developing Countries." More of  »

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