Professors Amrita Dhar & Don Lee Present Research at the Southern Economic Association

Last week, Econ Professors Amrita Dhar & Don Lee presented their research papers at the Southern Economic Association 88th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Dhar’s research: “Social Openness and International Capital Flows”

Lee’s research: “Resource-Seeking Foreign Direct Investment and Growth:Industry-level Analysis”

Dr. Lee and Dr. Dhar at the Southern Economic Association Conference

2018 Giving Day results

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Economics Department during the second annual #MaryWashDay Giving Day!

The Economics Department placed 4th in the College of Arts and Sciences for number of participants.

Thanks to your continued support the UMW Economics Department can help fund trips to Undergraduate Conferences and other formative educational experiences for their dedicated students!

Economic Conferences

Congratulations and good luck to economics students presenting their research at economic conferences this year. At the Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference in Boston, Theodosius Zotos will be presenting his paper, Is Macroeconomics Broken?, which is an analysis of the 2008 financial crisis. Christian Potter will be presenting his paper, The Economic Effects of a Nation Wide Cap and Trade Regulatory SystemParker Coon will also be presenting at the conference and Dr. Greenlaw will be the faculty advisor for the trip scheduled March 1, 2018.

Allison Jakubek, Margaret Gallagher, Sarah Manugo, Christian Potter, Liam Missios, Zainab Imbabi, and Wyatt Priddy will be headed to Dallas this April. There Dr. Lee will join them as they present their research at the Economics Scholars Program.

Give Day 2018 Challenges

Dr. Humphrey wears a tutu as he supports UMW Econ during Give Day.

Dr. Rycroft wears a space cat shirt with Econ Aide Maggie Gallagher

Dr. Ray kisses a goat to support UMW Economics.

Dr. Greenlaw dresses up as Sammy D. Eagle for his Macroeconomics class.