Outstanding Students Win Awards at Graduation ›
The Economics Department once again honored outstanding BA students at graduation.
Professor Lynde Receives Award…Just in Time! ›
Professor Catherine Lynde was honored at commencement in May 2014 with the Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Service.
UMass Boston MA Program in Applied Economics Graduates Its First Class ›
Eight students completed the 32-credit program and successfully completed and presented their major research project.
Faculty News: Economics Department ›
Faculty News for 2014.
Longtime Professors Chen, Fay, and Lynde Honored With Chancellor’s Awards at Commencement ›
Three members of the UMass Boston faculty were recognized for their outstanding teaching, research, and service by Chancellor J. Keith Motley and Provost Winston Langley.
Students Integral to UMass Boston Partnership Development, Expansion ›
With more than 900 community partnerships documented in 2014, it’s clear faculty, staff, and students are making the university’s civic engagement mission a priority.
More American Breadwinners are Low-wage Workers ›
Randy Albelda and Michael Can pen new study on low-wage and low-income workers.
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Julie Nelson Discusses How Economists Damage our Moral Imagination ›
Contemporary mainstream economics has widely “poisoned the well” from which people get their ideas about the relationship between economics and ethics.
Arjun Jayadev Highlights the Link between Inequality and Guard Labor ›
Looking across advanced industrialized countries, Arjun Jayadev and Samuel Bowles find that more inequality is associated with more guard labor.
CNN Money & CBS News Covers the Research of Professors Randy Albelda and Michael Carr ›
A staggering number of American households are relying on low-wage jobs as their leading or sole source of income.