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    One Day Conference on New Institutional Economics and, Economic History

    September 25th, 2015

    Host: University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

    Conference Detatils

    For more information contact Nabamita Dutta at or Michael Haupert at

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    Celebration of Student Inquiry in Economics

    Spring 2015

    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


    2015 David M. Cole Award in Economics ( $2,000 each)

    • Jordan Galvin
    • Stephanie Drefahl
    • Janae Legault
    • James Joling


    Laura and Joe Bowers Memorial Scholarship ( $600 )

    • Elizabeth Dolittle


    James Prudhome Scholarship in Economics ( $ 2,500 )

    • Matthew Nicholson


    Maurice and Elizabeth Graff Scholarships -- Economics  ( $2,000 )

    • Andrew Schroeder


    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 - Sheida Teimouri

    Please join us for the final economics department seminar of the semester on Friday. Sheida Teimouri (UW-La Crosse) will present "Investment and Bank Credit Recovery after Banking Crises," on Friday, May 1 at 3:30 in room 203. More of  »

    Seminar Speaker - Mike McAvoy

    The next Economics Department seminar will be Friday, April 24 at 3:30 in room 203 Wimberly.  Mike McAvoy (SUNY-Oneonta) will present "Labor Exploitation and the Development of the Reserve Rule in Organized Baseball: The 1880s Reds." More of  »

    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  »

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