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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.

UMass Boston Opens University Hall to Students

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | January 25, 2016

Today marks the beginning of the phased opening of University Hall, UMass Boston’s second new building in the last two years.

The Economist Cites Professor Nelson’s work

David Timmons | October 23, 2015

A recent piece in The Economist magazine discusses Professor Nelson's work in feminist economics.

Second Acts: From Economics Professor to Aerobics Instructor

Economics Department | October 20, 2015

A recent retiree from academia discovers new skills and inspiration leading fitness classes.

Professor Nelson’s Study on Gender and Risk Taking Covered by Wall Street Journal

David Timmons | September 26, 2015

Professor of Economics Julie Nelson debunks the myth that most women are more risk averse than men.

Professor Emeritus Arthur MacEwan on Community College Accessibility

David Timmons | September 26, 2015

Professor Emeritus Arthur MacEwan addresses the possible effects of Obama's tuition-free community college proposal.