Professor Douglas Webber has been invited to testify in front of the U.S. Senate committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on May 20th. He will be speaking on student loan policy as part of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. More information here. read more →

11 May 2015
May 11, 2015

Alumni placements

The following economics majors are going to graduate school as shown below, on financial support from these schools: Katy Ascanio to Vanderbilt University Jillian Murray to Drexel University Also, Anessa Custovic, who holds a BA from Arcadia University but has taken supplemental economics and mathematics courses at Temple University, is going to the University of.. read more →

The Department’s annual Awards Luncheon celebrates excellence by honoring our undergraduate and graduate students for their achievement in excellence and their distinction through outstanding performance and diligence. Faculty members are also recognized for outstanding teaching and research. The 2015 luncheon was held on April 29, 2015. The program follows. Opening Remarks Dr. Michael Bognanno, Chair.. read more →

Professor Douglas Webber presented his paper “Are College Costs Worth It? How Individual Ability, Major Choice, and Debt Affect Optimal Schooling Decisions” in the Labor Economics Seminar / Industrial Relations Workshop of the Department of Economics at Princeton University on Monday, April 20, 2015. read more →

Professor Catherine Maclean recently had two papers accepted for publication in refereed academic journals. She has contributed summaries of these papers for this post. The first of these papers is coauthored with Douglas A. Webber, also a faculty member in our department, and Michael T. French and Susan L. Ettner, entitled The Health Consequences of.. read more →