Welcome Prof. Anders Fremstad

The Economics Department welcomes our newest faculty member – Dr. Anders Fremstad. Anders is a new assistant professor of economics at CSU.  His interest in economics was first sparked by debates on issues like living wages and free trade.  After earning his B.S. in International Political Economy at Georgetown University, he spent a year volunteering at […]

Major Decisions: What Graduates Earn Over Their Lifetimes

  There is ongoing debate in policy circles, the media, and around kitchen tables about the value of a college degree. Given the investments of time and money involved, some skeptics—and likely some students and their families—are asking if the returns to college are really worth the costs. Do college graduates tend to earn more […]

Economics offers Online Bachelor’s Degree

Online BA degree Colorado State University offers Online Bachelor’s Degree in Economics by CSU OnlinePlus | April 22, 2015 12:51 PM Colorado State University recently launched its online Bachelor of Arts in Economics to provide undergraduate students a solid understanding of how to interpret data, policy, and research to inform decisions. The degree is designed to […]

Economics Professors Receive College Awards

CONGRATULATIONS ECONOMICS PROFESSORS – Assistant Professor Dr. Daniele Tavani received the CLA Excellence in Teaching Award.  He is an innovative teacher who engages the students with hands-on data exercises that bring macroeconomic models to life.   and Professor Stephan Weiler received the prestigious Stern Award for superior performance in teaching, research and professional service by […]

CSU featured in Newsweek Article on nontenured faculty

Two Numbers: Downgrading Professors BY ANNA BERNASEK / DECEMBER 16, 2014 12:27 PM EST As colleges and universities compete to attract students, they frequently advertise their star faculty members—acclaimed intellectuals or business and professional leaders, maybe even a few Nobel Prize winners. What they don’t say is that more and more teaching is done by […]

Economics Department is represented at WEAI

The Economics Department is represented at the WEAI conference in Denver, June 27th.  Anita Alves Pena, Colorado State University and Maoyong Fan, Ball State University –  The Short-Term and Long-Term Impact of the Great Recession on Immigrant Groups and Native Workers:  Evidence from the Current Populaton Survey Nancy A. Jianakoplos, Colorado State University –   NCAA Basketball:  […]