As wind energy is occupying an increasingly large share of the energy landscape, a new study by Colorado State University economists and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that more accurate wind forecasts over the last decade have netted consumers over $150 million per year in energy savings. The study is based on […]
From teaching, research, and leadership to an incredible breadth of service to the community, Associate Professor Robert “Bob” Kling has been a pillar of the Department of Economics since he arrived in 1984.
Professor of Economics Daniele Tavani has been selected for the 2022-2023 University of Southern California (USC) Berggruen Fellowship.
University Distinguished Professor of Economics Dr. Edward B. Barbier will deliver a seminar on his forthcoming book Economics for a Fragile Planet on Thursday, March 10, as part of the economics department’s seminar series. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 4 p.m. in Clark Building A, Room 205. […]
by Becca Lee-Simpson This article was originally published in CLA Magazine’s Winter 2021-22 Issue. Ph.D. student Adam Walke spent 14 years in El Paso, Texas, before coming to CSU – and life at the border will forever shape the way he thinks about economics. “For me, there are basically two broad connections between borders and […]
Chair and Professor of Economics Elissa Braunstein has been appointed to serve as Vice-Chair of the Economic Recovery and Relief Cash Fund Subpanel created by the Colorado Legislature. The subpanel was created to guide Colorado’s spending of $700 million in federal relief funds remaining from the American Rescue Plan Act. “The economy is getting better, but the still-fragile recovery is unequally distributed across different […]
Under the leadership of Undergraduate Program Co-Director Steven Shulman, Economics faculty offered internships to an initial cohort of six students who worked for CSU research centers REDI@CSU, PAC@REDI, and CSAL; Feminist Economics, a peer-reviewed journal edited by Economics Chair Elissa Braunstein; an independent project on U.S. labor, led by Assistant Professor Zachary Schaller; and an external placement with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Three faculty members of the CSU Department of Economics have received promotions, effective July 1, 2021. Guy Numa and Anders Fremstad have both been granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor. Daniele Tavani has been promoted to full Professor. The department celebrates the accomplishments of our dedicated and richly talented faculty, whose research and commitments to […]
The highly cited environmental economist is ranked #1 for career-long contributions to Agricultural Economics and Policy.
It is with great excitement and a little bit of sadness (for ourselves and our students!) that we wish Professor Nancy Jianakoplos: HAPPY RETIREMENT!!!!!! After 30 years with CSU, Prof Jianakoplos, known fondly by her students as “Dr. J”, held her last senior seminar Friday December 11, 2020. Jianakoplos moved to Colorado in 1990 to […]