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The department has relocated its offices from BSN 3432 to CMC (formerly PHY) 206.
Jan 6th, 2014 | Assistant Professor Joshua Wilde featured in The Wall Street Journal.
Read more here.
New Faculty: The department is pleased to announce that Giulia La Mattina will
be joining the faculty as an Assistant Professor beginning in fall 2013. Giulia
recently completed her PhD. at Boston University. Her research interests are in
the areas of development and labor economics. In addition, Chris Jones, a 2008 alumnus
of our PhD program, will be joining us as a visiting instructor for 2013-14. Chris
will be teaching a wide assortment of courses for the department.
New Staff: The department would like to welcome Shay Ferrell as office manager for
the department. Shay previously worked in the department of Geography and replaces
Mary Bennett who retired in June after more than 30 years at USF – 23 of which were
as department office manager.
Robert H. Burton Memorial Scholarship Recipients: The Department is pleased to announce that Toni Jung and Ryan Gandolfo have been awarded Burton scholarships for the 2013-14 academic years. Burton scholarships are awarded by the department to economics majors based on GPA, an interest in graduate studies, strength of their application and in consultation with department faculty. Congratulations to Toni and Ryan.
CAS student receives two prestigious scholarships [05.08.2013]
Hiram Rios of the University of South Florida has been awarded both a Boren Scholarship and a Gilman Scholarship to fund his study of Mandarin Chinese abroad in China during summer 2013. Hiram is one of just 700 students who received a Gilman Scholarship for summer and one of only 161 U.S. citizens who will study abroad during the 2013-2014 academic year through the Boren Scholarship. The Boren and Gilman Scholarships will cover the costs of round trip transportation to China and maintenance for the summer 2013.
USF's Outstanding Graduate 'proud to be a Bull' [08.14.2012]
Demelza Hays lost her mother when she was 12 years of age and her father had to hold down two jobs to keep their family together. Such circumstances could easily have sent her life into a downward spiral. Instead, Hays has soared to the great heights, achieving recognition from the University of South Florida Alumni Association as the summer 2012 graduating class’ Outstanding Graduate.
Recent Study Finds Majors in Economics Have Highest Mid-Career Salaries of all Majors
in Social Science and Business.
See What careers follow the economics baccalaureate?
Congratulations to 2013 PhD. recipients, Boris Nikolaev and Larry Kessler, for their
recent placements. Boris starts his career as an Assistant Professor of Economics
at Oxford College, Emory University while Larry obtained a position at the Center
for Business and Economic Research, University of Tennessee as Research Assistant
Two current graduate students recently received awards from the USF Graduate School.
Natallia Gray was awarded a USF Dissertation Completion Fellowship. The fellowship
funding allows Natallia to focus on her dissertation during her fifth year in the
doctoral program. Berna Colak received funding from the Graduate School’s Conference
Presentation Grant Program to help her defray costs of traveling to Australia to
present her dissertation research at the International Health Economics Association-sponsored
World Congress on Health Economics. Congratulations to Natalia and Berna for earning
these highly competitive awards.
Important Dates: Check the following links for confirmations and updates: Office of Registrars Calendar for students or USF Narrative Schedule
College of Arts and Sciences Economics Students Academic Advisor Ce’era Horton CMC 206B *(College of Arts and Sciences Multidisciplinary Complex (Previously Physics Building))
Please check e-scheduler for other appointment availability.
E scheduler links:
Non USF Students