2020 News

December 25, 2020

The Department is accepting applications for a full-time junior specialist

December 25, 2020

The Department is currently accepting applications for the Wilcox Family Chair in Entrepreneurial Economics

December 25, 2020

A UCSB Economics alumnus and two professors were quoted in a New York Times piece on racial and economic inequality.

December 24, 2020

The Department is accepting applications for the Mellichamp Chair - Mind and Machine in Entrepreneurial Economics

November 26, 2020

Professor Gary Charness was honored by Clarivate Analytics as one of the most Highly Cited Researchers in 2020.

November 25, 2020

Professor Rod Garratt published an article in Liberty Street Economics on using digital currencies to monetize privacy.

November 24, 2020

Economics PhD candidate Jeffrey Cross won the 2020 Best Paper award at the Southern California Graduate Conference in Applied Economics (SOCAE).

November 9, 2020

Professor Rod Garratt received an award for his paper, "Why Fixed Costs Matter for Proof-of-Work Based Cryptocurriencies." 

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.