Department of Economics
Thursday, January 16, 2020
With support from an Honors College alumnus and political science professor, Meital Rosenberg (A&S ’17) recently earned first-author credit in Nature Sustainability for her undergraduate research on gender dynamics and electricity access in India.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Workshops through January and February and an online survey are underway for everyone to provide input on the next Plan for Pitt. Read why students and others are seizing the opportunity to have their voices heard in mapping the University’s next five years.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
For every 1,000 solar panels installed in Australian neighborhoods, seven percent of the neighbors will switch from skepticism to belief in climate change, a recent study by Assistant Professor of Economics Andrea La Nauze found.
Monday, December 9, 2019
Barry Mitnick’s undergraduate honors business history course, Market Manipulations: Crises, Bubbles, Robber Barons and Corporate Saints, has been recognized with the Aspen Institute’s 2019 Ideas Worth Teaching Award—one of only 10 courses worldwide to be selected.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
More than 200 faculty, staff and students recently gathered to share ideas for fostering deeper mentoring and advising relationships and using technology to better serve students at Pitt.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Sangya Gyawali (A&S ’16), who studied anthropology and economics, is headed to Tsinghua University for a prestigious program that aims to help future leaders better understand China and its role in global affairs.
Friday, November 30, 2018
Pitt plans to purchase 100 percent of the power from a low-impact hydroelectric plant to be built on the Allegheny River. The facility, expected to open in 2022, will generate enough power to supply a quarter of the Pittsburgh campus electricity needs.
Monday, November 19, 2018
Lia Petrose, a 2017 graduate with degrees in neuroscience and economics, will head to the University of Oxford in the U.K. to study computer science and philosophy. She is Pitt’s eighth recipient of the prestigious scholarship.