Making Economics More Feminist: Spotlight on Ph.D. Candidate Sarah Small

With unique courses in feminist economics and political economy, the study of power and inequality is embedded in the curriculum and culture of CSU’s Department of Economics. Ph.D. candidate Sarah Small is among many scholars who are attracted to this feature of the internationally recognized graduate program. After six years of rigorous study, qualifying exams, […]

Edward Barbier to launch latest book “Economics for a Fragile Planet” March 10

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.  […]

Economics Department to Host Spring 2022 Seminar Series

The Department of Economics has announced details for the spring 2022 Seminar Series, featuring economists from across the globe presenting cutting edge research in a wide range of subfields. The following virtual seminars will be hosted on Zoom: Friday, February 11, 1-2 PM: Jayati Ghosh (University of Massachusetts Amherst), “Climate Responsibility and Industrialization: A New […]

Braunstein to vice-chair panel guiding $700 million in COVID relief funds 

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 […]

Undergraduate Research Internships Increase Student Data Skills, Partnerships across Colorado

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.

Economics to Offer Paid Undergraduate Research Internships Beginning Summer 2021

The Department of Economics is launching a new program to increase funded research opportunities and data skill development for undergraduate Economics majors. Beginning in summer 2021, CSU students will be able to apply for Paid Research Internships that match undergraduates with department faculty and outside agencies on a variety of research projects. Under the leadership […]