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Department News and Notes

October Luncheon Event

jmoThursday, October 6 (12:30 to 1:30pm, STV 401) UWE-hosted special event for econ students and others considering econ as a major.  Julie Oost, Vice President for Regulatory Affairs & Contracts with Peerless Network Inc. (and ISU Econ Alum) will discuss your possibilities with an econ degree.  Please join us, pizza and soda provided.


Applied Econometrics Workshop

manufacturingBin Liu, Visiting Professor of Economics at Illinois State University will present “The Participation in Global Value Chain and Enterprises Export Quality – Evidence from China” on Tuesday, October 4 (12:35-1:50pm) in Williams Hall, Room 313.



Promoting Undergraduate Success

isu_grad2Do advising and information interventions in introductory economics courses make a difference in choice of major, retention in the major and overall academic success?  Learn more about ISU’s role in the Undergraduate Women in Economics Challenge funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation through the National Bureau of Economic Research.


Considering Econ as Your Major?

biketrailWednesday, September 21 (noon to 2pm, STV 401A) opportunity to learn about career opportunities for Econ majors.  Debbie Ungson-Walbert is Internship Manager for the Career Center and an ISU Econ alum.  This event is hosted by the UWE initiative and open to all interested students.  Pizza and soda provided.


Fall 2016 Semester Notes

uptown_1ISU hosts a variety of daily activities throughout Welcome Week, August 17-21.  The first day of Fall Semester classes is Monday, August 22. Homecoming Week is Octber 3-9.  Finals Week is December 10-16.



Ohler Article Receives WAEA Award

river4The Western Agricultural Economics Association has selected “What Floats Your Boat? Preference Revelations from Lotteries over Complex Goods” (Journal of Environmental Economics and Management) for the Outstanding Published Research Award.  Professor Adrienne Ohler and coauthors was recognized at the WAEA awards luncheon in San Francisco.

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