Policy After the Financial Crash - Professor Rodney Garratt is giving a free public talk about his experience as a former VP of the New York Federal Reserve Bank.

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Professor Dick Startz discusses some of the myths around teacher pensions.

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The Department of Economics is saddened over the recent passing of Emeritus Professor Walter Mead.

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The department is excited to welcome 15 new Ph.D. students.

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Professor Dick Startz uses data work completed by Garrison Schlauch (Undergraduate, Economics) to discuss the use of free and reduced price lunches in public schools.

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Professor Dick Startz discusses how the US can improve how it attracts and retains teachers.

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UCSB Alumni Joshua Miller (Economics/Math '01) and Adam Sanjurgo (Economics/Math '00) discuss current research on basketball's "hot hand".

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The UCSB Economics Department is the new home of the American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession.

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Professor Kelly Bedard and Ph.D. candidate Jenna Stearns were recently featured in the New York Times.

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Professor Emanuel Vespa has received a 2016 Hellman Fellow award.

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Professor Doug Steigerwald gives his opinion on digital currency to WalletHub.

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The UC Santa Barbara economics department has had remarkable success helping students find jobs before they graduate

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