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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.

WGS Faculty Contributes to Welfare Reform Syllabus

Brittany Downey, Department Manager, WGS | August 22, 2016

Professor Lorna Rivera works with national campaign to promote awareness

Third Cohort of CVP Career Academy Grads Starts School Year with Real Estate Experience

Colleen Locke | August 17, 2016

Twenty-five UMass Boston students who spent 10 weeks as paid interns at construction, real estate, and hospitality firms graduated from the CVP Career Academy on Friday.

The Atlantic cites the work of Professors Michael Carr and Emily Wiemers

Economics Department | July 21, 2016

Economics Professors featured in The Atlantic article "Poor at 20, Poor for Life"

UMass Boston Professor Receives International Young Researcher Award

Colleen Locke | July 11, 2016

Assistant Professor of Economics Guy Numa is one of just two researchers worldwide to receive the European Society for the History of Economic Thought's 2016 Young Researcher Award.

UMass Boston Economist: Paid Leave Proposal Would Expand Access for Mass. Workers

Office of Communications | May 19, 2016

UMass Boston Analysis Shows Bill Would Level Playing Field for Women, Minorities in Workplace

Professor Yun K. Kim will visit London as EPOG scholar

Economics Department | May 06, 2016

Professor Yun K. Kim will visit Kinston University in London as a EPOG scholar in this May.

Nelson on Economic Ethics

Dave Timmons | April 07, 2016

Professor Julie Nelson has a new book chapter on ethics in economics.

CSP Releases “Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program Evaluation”

Stephanie Geheran | February 18, 2016

An innovative federal program to lift families out of poverty is being implemented more effectively in Greater Boston compared to nationally, according to fresh research.