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Professor Shelly Lundberg named Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association.

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The Undergraduate Economics Association to produce a new series called "Conversations on Covid-19." The link to the live-streamed talks will be available on the Association's Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ucsbuea)

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Professor Dick Startz wrote for the Brookings Institution about the effect of the corona virus on America’s universities with attention paid to issues of international students.

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Professor Shelly Lundberg edited an ebook, "Women in Economics", covering recent research on women in economics.

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The Department of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in Economics. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 33% to 100%. Please visit our website for a list of course offerings.

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UCSB Economics Department PhD alum Fernando Lozano elected as co-chair to the Governor's Council of Economic Advisors.

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UCSB Economics Department brings you Nick Bloom from Stanford University. Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm, Thursday, April 23, 2020 Location: Loma Pelona

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Professor Bob Anderson unpacks economics (specifically accounting) and explains why it is not actually a difficult subject. He talks about his own personal experience with accounting and teaching.

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UC Santa Barbara’s Economics Professor Christopher Costello, research concludes, that nearly half of the fish caught worldwide come from stocks that are scientifically monitored and, on average, are increasing in abundance.

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The Department of Economics at UC Santa Barbara invites applications for the Wilcox Family Chair in Entrepreneurial Economics at the Associate or Full Professor level with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. This Chair was established to promote excellence in research in UC Santa Barbara’s Economics Department and to foster connections between the Department of Economics and the Technology Management Program in order to support UC Santa Barbara’s existing or future entrepreneurship programs.

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UCSB alum Serena Canann, current UCSB Ph.D. ​Student Antoine Deeb, and Pierre Mouganie report on a natural experiment in which undergraduates are randomly assigned to faculty advisors. They show that having a good advisor makes an important difference to college students success.

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2019 graduate Sarah Bana won honorable mention in the Upjohn Institute dissertation competition.

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We are sad to report that Professor Perry Shapiro passed away on September 8, 2019. He was one of the builders of the UCSB economics department. Professor Shapiro will be missed by his friends and colleagues at UC Santa Barbara.

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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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