ECONOMICS - A column in the Nov. 3 edition of the Wall Street Journal features work by University of Oregon Department of Economics Assistant Professor Woan Foong Wong. Wong's study explores that more goods are traveling greater distances than ever before.
ECONOMICS - The University of Oregon jumped to a tie for 98th in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings for best national universities. The College of Arts and Sciences landed at 71st in computer science, 88th in economics and 51st in psychology.
ECONOMICS - The department's undergraduate and master's degrees in economics are now designated as STEM degrees.
ECONOMICS - A new economics study by Kathleen Mullen, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, suggests workers would trade wages for benefits, such as working from home, having schedule flexibility, taking paid time off — and more.
ECONOMICS - University of Oregon Economics PhD student Giorgi Nikolaishvili named one of three 2023 Community Banking Research Conference Emerging Scholars.
ECONOMICS - Doctoral candidate Kyutaro Matsuzawa was awarded the departmental award Best Field Paper for an article that explores the effect of DUI checkpoints on reducing drunk driving.
ECONOMICS - Thet 2023 Best First-Year Economics Performance award goes to David Hall, University of Oregon economics PhD student
ECONOMICS - University of Oregon PhD student Connor Mulholland awarded annual departmental Dale Underwood Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship.
ECONOMICS - People are living longer and birth rates are declining, and that could hamper growth of the U.S. gross domestic product, the monetary sum of goods and services, according to an April 2023 paper published in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics. University of Oregon Associate Professor and Petrone Chair of Economics Kathleen Mullen is a co-author of the study.
ECONOMICS, PHYSICS - Two University of Oregon faculty members have been named 2022 fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), joining 508 other newly elected members whose work has distinguished them in the science community and beyond.