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  • UH President Renu Khator declares that economics professor Dr. Polly Hardee exhibits “the spirit and character of the University of Houston" for her efforts during Hurricane Harvey. More…
  • Three economics PhD students were selected to present their research at the 3rd Annual Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day held November 10, 2017 at the UH University Center. The three presenters were Tung Nguyen, Saumya Rana and Max Thuy Vu.
  • Undergraduate economics major Aldo Charles spent Summer 2017 on Capitol Hill working for Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX, 20) from San Antonio, TX. Read about his experiences in CLASS’s online newsletter and the Provost’s Office newsletterMore….
  • The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and the University of Houston are jointly hosting a conference in international economics on Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st, 2017.  The conference will be held at the Houston Branch of the Dallas Fed on Friday and on the UH campus in 140 Melcher Hall on Saturday morning.  All are welcome. Please let Dr. Kei-Mu Yi know by October 16 if you would like to attend.
  • The University of Houston (UH) Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Applied Economics ranked 6th among other applied economics master’s degree programs by The Financial Engineer’s 2015 Master of Economics Rankings and 34th overall for master’s degrees in economics in the nation. More...

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Economics Virtual Library


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