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Commitment to Gender Equality

We are one of a handful of Ph.D.-granting economics departments in the world with a core strength in feminist economics. We use “gender” as a central category of analysis alongside, class and race.

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What Caused the 2016 Chicago Homicide Spike?

New research from Richard Fowles, professor of economics, and Paul Cassell, professor of law, concludes that fewer people would have died in Chicago if law enforcement were allowed to continue stop-and-frisk practices in policing.

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Chimedlkham Zorigtbaatar awarded William R. Waters research grant

Congratulations to Chimedlkham Zorigtbaatar, economics PhD student, who has been awarded the William R. Waters research grant from the Association for Social Economics!

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The Faces of Economics

Dave Blatter

The economics department played a huge role in my undergraduate education that informs the work and research I do today. It gave me a critical understanding of economics as a field and a strong foundation in econometrics and quantitative analysis.

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Tao Yu

UROP provided me the very first research experience and give me the opportunity to have a close connection with professors. Professor Peter Philips at the Economics Department, especially encouraged me to think critically and gave me a lot of great life advice.

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Elird Haxhiu

I learned a great deal from my time at Utah, especially the economics and mathematics departments. The professors engaged me in critical thinking and took time to discuss ideas beyond the coursework.

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Events

Apr

24

HSP 40th Birthday Celebration

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 4:30 - 6pm

Apr

27

Examining Utah's Energy Policy

Friday, April 27, 2018, 12 - 1pm

May

03

CSBS Graduate Convocation

Thursday, May 3, 2018, 9 - 11am

May

04

CSBS Undergraduate Convocation

Friday, May 4, 2018, 7 - 9pm

Last Updated: 3/20/18