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Annas Aizer's will be presenting for 2019 Annual Undergraduate Babcock Memorial Lecture: Anna Aizer, Brown University. Anna Aizer's research focuses on the effects of social environments and issues on children's health.

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Professor Garratt contributes to Investigating the impact of global stablecoins.

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Don’t miss out on Cathleen Taff! Taff is a 25-year Disney veteran, oversees worldwide theatrical release strategy for The Walt Disney Studios’ robust slate of motion pictures from Disney, Pixar, Disneynature, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, Twentieth Century Fox, and Blue Sky Studios.

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UCSB's Finance Connection will host their recruiting event welcoming freshman and more than 20 industry banking partners.

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The Women in Economics at Santa Barbara (WeSB) is proud to announce their new website!

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On Tuesday, June 25th, Professor Kyle Meng gave a presentation at a closed door session of the US Senate Climate Change Task Force. Visit UC Santa Barbara's Environmental Market Solutions Lab (emLab) website to learn more about Kyle Meng's research and check out what our other environmental economists are working on!

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Professor Shelly Lundberg gave a public lecture at CERGE-EI in Prague titled "Family Environment During Childhood and the Educational Gender Gap" and a keynote address on "Aspirations and the Educational Gender Gap" at the Society of Economics of the Household conference at the Lisbon School of Economics. Please click to read more!

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Professor Dick Startz, assisted by UCSB undergraduate, Gretler Fellow, and McNair Scholar Israel Chora, wrote about teacher work hours for the Brookings Chalkboard.

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On May 27 2019 UC Santa Barbara professor and economist Kyle Meng, and co-author Ashwin Rode, publish The social cost of lobbying over climate policy" in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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During the 2018-2019 school year, economics majors (Ryan Longmuir '19, Rima Parekh '21, Julia Rosales '20, Gabe Etaat '20) start the Undergraduate Economics Association (https://ucsbuea.com/).

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On February 14th, Shelly Lundberg delivered a keynote address, "Women in Economics: Stalled Progress" at the Australian Gender Economics Workshop in Melbourne Australia.

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Professor Shelly Lundberg presented "Family and Educational Inequality at the annual public American Enterprise Lecture held at Furman University in South Carolina.

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Professor Dick Startz wrote an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times on raising teacher salaries.

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In a Washington Post op-ed proposing to raise teacher pay, Senator Kamala Harris cited work by econ professor Dick Startz.

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

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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!

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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.

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

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

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

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