The Department of Economics welcomes three new faces in Fall 2019!

The Economics Department is pleased to welcome Assistant Professors Guy Numa and Niroj Bhattarai, as well as our first post-doctoral researcher, Diksha Arora, to the Economics Department! Originally from France, Assistant Professor Guy Numa earned his B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. in Economics from the Université Paris Dauphine from 2003-2009. Numa specializes in History of Economic […]

2019 Department of Economics Undergraduate and Graduate Award and Scholarship winners announced

The department’s annual undergraduate and graduate award ceremony was held on April 29, 2019. Congratulations to all our amazing students! Outstanding Undergraduate Student: Eli Oftedal Eli is completing dual degrees: a B.A. degree with a double major in Economics and Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts with a minor in History and a B.S. degree with a major […]

Professor Ed Barbier named University Distinguished Professor

The 2019 Celebrate! Colorado State Awards, held on May 9th, recognized more than 60 people from across the university, among them Economics Department Professor Ed Barbier. Barbier was awarded the title of University Distinguished Professor, CSU’s highest academic recognition. “Dr. Barbier’s career record clearly ranks him among the most outstanding members of his discipline,” Dean […]

Professor Nancy Jianakoplos and Graduate Student Instructor Melanie Wentzel-Long receive 2019 CLA awards

At the 2019 CLA All-College Awards and Reception held Wednesday, March 24th, two Economics Department members were recognized for their achievements. Professor Nancy Jianakoplos was awarded the John N. Stern Distinguished Professor Award. This award is presented to faculty who have demonstrated exemplary accomplishments in all aspects of their professional responsibilities over an extended period […]

Professor Stephan Weiler’s new REDI blog

Professor Stephan Weiler is on sabbatical this semester and has been visiting the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom as a Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair. Weiler is working on furthering the partnership between REDI@CSU and City-REDI. He has been asked to write a series of blog posts introducing himself, explaining how this partnership was […]

New study published by Professors Zahran, Mushinski, and Li

A new study by Professors Sammy Zahran, Dave Mushinski, and Cher Li has found that the quantity of delivery complications in hospitals are substantially higher during nights, weekends and holidays, and in teaching hospitals. The study, “Clinical capital and the risk of maternal labor and delivery complications: Hospital scheduling, timing and cohort turnover effects,” was published […]

Professor Ed Barbier weighs in on the cost of a Green New Deal

In a piece written by Professor Ed Barbier and published earlier this week (February 26, 2019) by The Conversation titled, “America can afford a Green New Deal – here’s how,“ Barbier argues that a Green New Deal is not unaffordable. Barbier provides expert insight on what a Green New Deal could cost and how the United States would pay for […]

Dr. Elissa Braunstein named Chair of the Economics Department

Please congratulate Professor Elissa Braunstein on being appointed the Chair of the Department of Economics, effective November 1, 2018. This is a 5-year appointment. Dr. Braunstein is a Professor of Economics at Colorado State University, as well an Editor for the journal Feminist Economics. Most recently she worked for 2.5 years as a Senior Economist […]