01/17/2019 - The list of economists who should have won the Nobel Prize but didn't added another name with the passing of Harold Demsetz (b. 1930) on January 4, 2019.
01/10/2019 - Theresa Eagleson (Economics 1990) will serve as Director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS).* Eagleson currently serves as the executive director of the Office of Medicaid Innovation at the University of Illinois system
01/09/2019 - McConnel's textbook, "Economics: Principles, Problems, and Policies," has seen over 20 editions since its initial publication by McGraw-Hill in 1960. As the best-selling book in its field, McConnell's work has reached millions of students, spanning generations.
12/20/2018 - The Department of Economics invites applications for a newly-created endowed chair entitled the Paul W. and Catherine A.
12/20/2018 - The Department of Economics invites applications for an endowed chair entitled the Jorge Paulo Lemann Chair in Brazilian Economy. This Chair will be a full-time tenured position at the rank of Ful
12/20/2018 - Governor-elect JB Pritzker named Jesse Ruiz (Econ 1988) one of three Illinois Deputy Governors.
12/18/2018 - Congratulations to students in ECON 103, 202, 203, and 303 for winning the FREDcast competition versus Mizzou again this Fall 2018!
11/07/2018 - View candidate profiles, find their job market materials, including papers, CV, website, references, and other materials on our
11/06/2018 - The Economics PhD Job Market Candidates for 2018-2019 are now available.
11/01/2018 - Headline: Alumni Richard Clarida, Vice Chair of Fed, Visits Campus by Michael Semaca, Economics Alumni Intern
10/29/2018 - WeSpline, a new tech company, announced October 22 that it is simultaneously launching it's platform in the Us, Israel, and Brazil.
10/25/2018 - 71 new students entered the MSPE Program this fall.
10/18/2018 - The tenacious road to learning - Hard work earns Miranda MacNaughton the Shebik Centennial Economics Scholarship.
09/25/2018 - Home prices within a school district affected by a school-based mass shooting episode declined by 7.8 percent over the course of at least three years after the incident, according to a new paper co-written by University of Illinois scholar Juan Sebastian Munoz.