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March 28, 2021

Economics Postdoctoral Scholar Nick Pretnar was recently featured in an interview on MoneyGeek.com

March 16, 2021

Economics PhD students participated in a virtual college and career fair last week for elementary students in a disadvantaged community

March 9, 2021

Economics PhD Candidate Danae Hernandez-Cortes won the 2021 Grad Slam People's Choice Award this week after presenting a 3-minute talk on her research.

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