Professor Sarah Zubairy Provides Commentary on Proposed Tax Cuts
Sarah Zubairy, Assistant Professor of Economics, was recently interviewed by the local television station, KBTX of Bryan/College Station. Sarah provided expert commentary on President Trump’s proposed plan to cut corporate tax rates.
Dr. Zubairy’s research interests center on issues in macroeconomics and monetary policy.
The full interview can be viewed by clicking – Here
Savannah Maxwell Wins “New Advisor” Award from the College of Liberal Arts
The Department of Economics is proud to announce that Savannah Maxwell, an Academic Advisor in the department, has won the College of Liberal Arts “New Advisor” Award for the 2016-2017 school year.
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December 2016 Master of Science in Economics Graduation
The Department of Economics is proud to announce the December 2016 graduation of 36 students from the Master of Science in Economics program. To read more – click here
“Take a Student to Work Day”
The Department of Economics, in cooperation with the Gulf Coast Power Association, has created a new opportunity for current undergraduate students to get a first-hand glimpse of work in the energy industry. To read more – click here
ECMT 461 Outstanding Paper Awards
The Department of Economics is proud to announce our undergraduate majors who won the “Outstanding Paper Award” in Econometrics 461 for Fall 2016. The winners are:
Kacey Kerr for “The Beauty Service Industry: Location and Profitability”
Jeffery Myers for “What is the Correlation Between State Budget Surpluses and Unemployment Rates?”
Chinwendu Camilla Nwokonko for “The Truth About the Gender Wage Gap”
Aastha Rajan for “The Relationship Between Foreign Aid Donation and Number of Refugees in Donor Countries”