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The Department of Economics at East Carolina University strives to accomplish its broad missions of providing sound training in economics to undergraduate and graduate students, producing nationally and internationally recognized research, and providing valuable services to our discipline, the University, and the communities in Eastern North Carolina. We offer three concentrations of undergraduate majors in Economics as well as a MS degree in Quantitative Economics and Econometrics. Our faculty and staff are committed to your success. We encourage you to visit us in person at the department's main office in Brewster Building on 10th Street.

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Economics News


Dr. Lee’s paper accepted by the International Journal of Industrial Organization

On: 29 Oct 2015 19:13
Congratulations to Dr. Lee. His paper “The Effect of Coal Combustion Byproducts on Price Discrimination by Upstream Industries”  with Qingxin He, has been accepted by International Journal of Industrial Organization.

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Symposium on the State of the Economy organized by Economics Department

On: 05 Oct 2015 12:00
Department of Economics organized Economics Symposium with the invited speaker, UCLA professor Lee Ohanian. Randall Parker coordinated the event and both he and Dr. Rothman were co-presenters. Video from event coming soon. Related links: Story in the Daily Reflector: Lee Ohanian interview with News and Views with Tom and Sadie airs on 103.7 FM, and 94.1 … Continue reading Symposium on the State of the Economy organized by Economics Department

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Dr. Randall Parker interviewed by local radio station about the state of the economy

On: 23 Sep 2015 17:00
Goodbye Yogi, A Look at the Economy with ECU Economics Professor Randy Parker

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Philip Rothman featured in WITN news

On: 24 Aug 2015 22:21

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Jacob Hochard joined Economics Department this Fall

On: 21 Aug 2015 08:22

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Dr. Haiyong Liu appointed chair for economics

On: 04 Aug 2015 08:00
This August, the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences appointed new department chairs in the Departments of Economics and History. Dr. Haiyong Liu, associate professor of economics and adjunct associate professor of public health, steps into the role of chair for economics. “I feel proud to serve in this new role the constituents of … Continue reading Dr. Haiyong Liu appointed chair for economics

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