Where Are They Now?

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Past Internships

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Spring 2019 Office Hours

Spring 2019 Office Hours: Dr. Greenlaw (Room 201): MWF 10:50am-11:50am Dr. Hansen (Room 203): MW 3pm-4pm & F 10am-12pm, 3pm-4pm Dr. Ray (Room 109): TTH Probably 10am-2pm Dr. Rycroft(Room 205):  MWF 3pm-4pm Dr. Lee (Room 204): MWF 2pm-4pm Dr. Dhar (Room 104): MW 1pm-3pm & TH 1pm-2pm Dr. Schilling (Room B04): TTH 11:30am-12:30pm, 2pm-3pm Dr. Humphrey (Room 202): TTH 4:45pm-6pm Dr. Dempe (B05): T Skype Appointment & W 4pm-5:45pm Dr. Mataloni (Room 108): M 3pm-4pm   … [Read more...]

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"   … [Read more...]

Final Exam Schedule

Click here to view the Final Exam Schedule for the Fall 2018 Semester. … [Read more...]

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! … [Read more...]

Fall 2018 Office Hours

Welcome back to school UMW! Here are the office hours for the fall semester*: Steven Greenlaw (Room 201) - MWF: 9:50-10:50am Bradley Hansen (Room 203) - MW: 12-1pm  F: 10-11am, 12-1pm, and 3-4pm Margaret Ray (Room 109) - MW: 11:30-2pm Robert Rycroft (Room 205) - MTWF: 2-3pm TR: 11-11:45am Don Lee (Room 204) - MWF: 2-4pm Amrita Dhar (Room 104) - W: 11-2pm  TTR: 3:30-4:30pm Tim Schilling (Room B04) - TTR: 12:30-1:45pm Shawn Humphrey (Room 202) - TTR: 4:45-6pm *Other times are available by appointment … [Read more...]

Join Economic’s Dr. Dhar and Political Science’s Dr. Gupta Event Recognizing the Ten Year Anniversary of the Great Financial Crisis

Event's to Recognize the Ten Year Anniversary: Date, Time:                                       Event:                                                         Location: Oct. 10, 4pm                               Movie 1 (Big Short)                          HCC Digital Auditorium Oct. 23rd, 5:30pm                    Public Lecture by Dr. Schwartz      Trinkle 204 Nov. 7th, 4pm                           Movie 2 (Meltdown)                          Monroe 116 Click here for more information: Movies info Speaker … [Read more...]

Theo Zotos wins James Harvey Dodd Award

Congratulations to Senior Theodosious Zotos on winning the James Harvey Dodd Award. The award is given to rising senior economics major who shows academic promise, is interested in graduate study in economics, and is eligible for financial aid. The recipient is chosen by the economics faculty. The funding for the award comes from a generous gift from an anonymous donor.(Prior to 1992, the recipient was a graduating senior economics major planning on attending graduate school in economics.) … [Read more...]

Rycroft Wins Independent Publisher Book Award

Congratulations Dr. Rycroft! UMW Economics Professor Robert S. Rycroft has won a 2018 Independent Publisher Book Award for The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty. The two-set encyclopedia released last May was awarded a bronze medal in the reference category. “I wanted to address the wide range of issues that have influenced, currently influence and will influence the way the middle class see the world,” Rycroft said of his winning book. Those issues include economics, labor, education, housing, politics, public policy, health, crime, norms and culture. Robert S. Rycroft has won a 2018 Independent Publisher Book Award for The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty. (Norm Shafer).“It is not a textbook. Rather it is a reference book likely to be found in many libraries’ reference sections as an aid to students doing research in the general area of the American middle class,” Rycroft said. “Putting the book … [Read more...]