In Decemeber 2019, Professor Raj Chetty gave his lecture as part of the 2018-2019 SMU Tate Lecture Series. Raj Chetty is one of the most influential economists of this generation, both in academia and also in public policy. Continue reading “Raj Chetty Tate lecture”
Undergraduate Advisor Maira Meki was recently awarded for her outstanding efforts helping undergraduate Econ majors navigate their way through their studies by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). Continue reading “Maira Meki recognized for advisor excellence!”
The 2019-2020 edition of Inside Economics Newsletter, our annual department newsletter, is now ready! Click here to read it!
Marcela Giraldo was the very deserving winner of the 2019 Mangum Teaching Award. This highly-sought after award, endowed through a million dollar gift from distinguished alum Charles Mangum, is given annually to a non-tenured recipient in the Department of Economics who is extraordinary at student involvement. Continue reading “Marcela Giraldo wins 2019 Mangum Teaching Award”
The Spring 2019 Economics Department Faculty meeting had a gate crashing guest: President George W. Bush! Continue reading “President Bush visits Department faculty meeting”
George W. Bush Institute and SMU are joining forces to launch the Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative on June 1. This effort will combine the existing Economic Growth Initiative of the Bush Institute with the public policy-relevant work of the SMU Department of Economics.
Continue reading “George W. Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative launches June 1”