Department of Economics
Friday, February 28, 2020
The student-led Pitt Green Fund helped launch the campus thrift store and bicycle co-op, but its board also tackles efforts related to equity and social justice.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
In Pennsylvania, efforts are underway to redraw electoral maps, but it’s a complicated process—and one that that other states are watching closely. A group called Draw the Lines PA invited students like Pitt’s Lauren Ban to offer their solutions.
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.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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