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Economics faculty member Julie Nelson presents at Feminist conference in South Korea

Economics Department | July 18, 2017

Julie Nelson presented on a plenary panel in South Korea

New book by Economics faculty member Julie Nelson

Economics Department | July 17, 2017

Julie Nelson of the Department of Economics has published a book titled, Gender and Risk-Taking: Economics, Evidence, and Why the Answer Matters.

Three UMass Boston Faculty Members Honored with Fulbright Awards

Colleen Locke | July 05, 2017

Three UMass Boston faculty members have received awards from the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program for 2017-2018: David Timmons, assistant professor of economics, Emilio Sauri, associate professor of English, and Robert Brock, adjunct faculty in the School for the Environment.

Economics Professor Will Be Visiting Kyoto University

Economics Department | May 22, 2017

Professor Yun K. Kim of the Economics Department will be visiting Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan at the end of this month.

UMass Boston’s CLA Undergraduate Research Showcase Highlights Academically Ambitious Students

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 27, 2017

On April 25, undergraduate students gathered in UMass Boston’s Alumni Lounge to present posters and papers.

Public Statement of the Human Rights Faculty on the US Travel Ban

Human Rights Faculty of UMass Boston | February 16, 2017

Our community comes from different parts of the world, including those covered by this travel ban.

UMass Boston Faculty Experts Hold Roundtable on President Trump’s Domestic Policy Agenda

Colleen Locke | February 02, 2017

On Wednesday, UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School and College of Liberal Arts hosted the first of two roundtables looking at the implications of a Donald Trump presidency.

Professor Horn’s research highlighted in the New York Times

Economics Department | January 11, 2017

On-going research by Professor of Economics Keren Horn on crime rates was highlighted in the New York Times

Six-Word Story Contest Winners Tackle Tough Subjects

Colleen Locke | December 06, 2016

Lucas Henrique, an economics major from Somerville, took the top $100 prize in the fifth annual Six-Word Story Contest sponsored by the Master’s of Fine Arts and undergraduate Creative Writing programs.

Professor Julie Nelson Will Be Speaking at the Institute for New Economic Thinking in Budapest

Economics Department | October 05, 2016

UMass Boston Professor Julie A. Nelson will speak at a plenary panel (along with Rob Johnson, Perry Mehrling, Sheila Dow, Sanjay Reddy, Mariana Mazzucato, Gustav Horn, Don Ross, and Philip Mirowski), as well as present at a session on Gender and Economics.