News

econ_photo_003

The Economic Forecast Project has updated their webpage! Check it out here: https://efp.ucsb.edu/index.html

Read more on Check Out the New Economic Forecast Project Webpage!

Notice of Application for Alien Employment Certification for an Assistant Professor position with the Economics Department at UC Santa Barbara

Read more on Notice of Application for Alien Employment Certification
20190224_093509 (1)

On Saturday, February 23rd, the Economic Forecast Project received the 2019 TV Santa Barbara Media Awards on Special Presentation for their program on disaster economic impact!

Read more on The Economics Forecast Project Award from TVSB!
Aerial Shot of UCSB

On Saturday and Sunday, February 16-17, the annual meeting of the Southwest Economic Theory group will take place at UCSB in the Mosher Alumni building. This is a meeting that traditionally rotates among US universities located to the south of San Luis Obispo and west of Tucson.

Read more on Southwest Economic Theory Conference
Dick Startz

In memory of Dr. King, Professor Dick Startz wrote about equal opportunity for the Brookings Institution.

Read more on Professor Dick Startz on Equal Opportunity
Shelly Lundberg

Professor Shelly Lundberg was quoted in the New York Times regarding women in economics at the American Economics Association's annual meeting.

Read more on Professor Shelly Lundberg Quoted in the New York Times
Dick Startz

Professor Dick Startz was quoted in the New York Times magazine on the importance of international students studying in the United States

Read more on Professor Dick Startz Quoted in the New York Times
PKlenow

Professor Klenow will present, "A Global View of Creative Destruction" by Chang-Tai Hsieh (University of Chicago), Peter J. Klenow (Stanford University) , and Ishan Nath (University of Chicago) on Tuesday, December 11 at 4:15 PM in North Hall 2111.

Read more on LAEF Seminar Series: Peter J. Klenow
Gary Charness

Professor Gary Charness was featured in a WalletHub piece about the best and worst cities for jobs in California.

Read more on Professor Gary Charness featured in WalletHub
Bana, Sarah (web)

Sarah Bana's job market paper discussing displaced workers is quoted in the Wall Street Journal.

Read more on Graduate Student Sarah Bana Quoted in Wall Street Journal!
TradeDynamics

The Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance (LAEF) at the University of California, Santa Barbara is please to host the Trade in Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models conference at the Upham Hotel Garden room located at 1404 De La Vina Street in Santa Barbara. The event will be held on Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16.

Read more on Trade in Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models
2_brighter_edit

Introducing UCSB's job market candidates 2018-19! Please click for more information.

Read more on Introducing UCSB's Job Market Candidates 18/19
Dick Startz

On the Brookings Institution Chalkboard, Professor Dick Startz wrote about the long-standing—and worsening—situation for humanities PhDs.

Read more on Professor Dick Startz - Humanities PhDs
ambiguity

The Department of Economics invites applications for three positions, including the Richard F. Aster Jr. Chair in Economics, the Wilcox Family Chair in Entrepreneurial Economics, and a position open at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

Read more on Economics Job Openings 2018/2019
squeaky_wheel (5)

The Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance (LAEF) at the University of California, Santa Barbara is please to host the Financing Macroeconomics conference at the Upham Hotel Garden room located at 1404 De La Vina Street in Santa Barbara on the 2nd and 3rd of November.

Read more on Financing Macroeconomics Conference
Data Hack 2018

On Saturday, October 6th, 20 undergraduates competed in the first ever Economics Data Hack competition.

Read more on Data Hack 2018
Aerial-SantaBarbaraCA10-28-08

The Department of Economics awarded seven quarters of fellowships via a research competition for academic year 2018-2019.

Read more on Economics Graduate Research Quarter Competition 2018-19
Screen Shot 2018-10-04 at 3.18.41 PM

Several Economics Ph.D. students attended the Graduate Student Summit for Diversity in Economics, hosted by the Women of Economics at Berkeley.

Read more on WEB Diversity Summit
Fall 2018 Transfer Student Welcome Reception

On Tuesday, September 25th, UCSB Economics hosted the annual Transfer Student Welcome Reception. ​Faculty, staff, and upperclassmen spoke with new students, answering questions about the department and what to expect in the fall quarter.

Read more on The Economics Department Welcomes Transfers!
Barclays, Los Angeles

On Monday, September 24th, the UCSB Economics Career Connection program took ten students to Los Angeles to do Finance Industry site visits. Students visited Houlihan Lokey, Barclays, and Wells Fargo, gaining sage advice on interviewing tactics, industry expectations, and tips on how to succeed. Thank you to all of the companies who hosted UCSB Economics!

Read more on UCSB Economics goes to LA!