2020 News

October 6, 2020

Professor Shelly Lundberg will serve as Vice President of the American Economic Association.

October 5, 2020

Professor Rod Garratt published research on the rise of digital cash alternatives during the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 4, 2020

Professor Clément de Chaisemartin publishes "BCG vaccination in infancy does not protect against COVID-19. Evidence from a natural experiment in Sweden" in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

June 16, 2020

From the faculty and staff of the Department of Economics, we wish the Class of 2020 the best in their future endeavors.

May 30, 2020

Professor of Economics Javier Birchenall discusses his research in a blog post on the Economic History Society's website.

April 29, 2020

The American Economic Association honors Professor Shelly Lundberg as a Distinguished Fellow.

April 24, 2020

UCSB’s Undergraduate Economics Association presents its new virtual series Conversations on COVID-19.

March 19, 2020

Professor Dick Startz publishes a blog post on the Brooking Institutions website regarding the effect of the COVID-19 virus on American colleges.

March 2, 2020

The Department invites applications for qualified temporary lecturers in Economics.

February 24, 2020

Fernando Lozano, an Economics PhD alumni, was elected as the Co-Chair the Council of Economic Advisors last Friday.