Professor John Wood has retired after 36 years in the Department of Economics. Read this article by Bethany Leggett, Associate Director of Communications, Office of the Dean of the College at Wake Forest. We will certainly miss John around the department.
Professor Todd McFall contributed to a WFMY-TV (Greensboro, NC) news article “What’s Driving Up Gas Prices?” The cost of gas in Greensboro jumped 19 cents per gallon in just the last week. A big question for drivers is why? Economics professor Todd McFall said the Russia-Ukraine war is still one of the main factors driving up…
Junior Tal Feldman, who is majoring in economics and mathematics, has been named a 2022 Truman Scholar. The Truman Scholarship, President Harry Truman’s living memorial designed to support the future of public service in America, is the most competitive national scholarship program for juniors in the country. Out of 705 applications, 58 college students from…
Economics professor Robert Whaples joined the Smarter Solutions podcast hosted by editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine, Jason Feifer, to discuss the four-day work week. jasonfeifer.com Professors Koleman Strumpf and Tommy Leung’s working paper on the New York Times was cited in a Citizens Journal article by Oscar Garcia. Wake Forest researchers, relying on data from…
Monday, April 11th at 4 p.m. in Kirby B02 Richard Maltsbarger, Director & President, Chief Executive Officer and Secretary of Pet Valu Holdings Ltd will speak to students and others who may be interested. Richard Maltsbarger is a member of the Board and President, Chief Executive Officer and Secretary of the Company since November 2018….
Faculty and Department News “Its a Great Time to Hoard Nickels”. Professor Robert Whaples was quoted in an Atlantic article about how the Ukraine crises has led to nickel hoarding in the U.S. “Will Machines Replace Human Workers?” Professor Mark Curtis participated in a Q&A with Wake Forest News. He shares that “Education plays a…
Faculty and Department News Professor Tommy Leung was invited to contribute to a blog post about his recent publication, “Globalization and the Rise of Action Movies in Hollywood”, in the Journal of Cultural Economics for economiststalkart.org. Here’s the link to the blog post. Econ alum Griffin Kurzius (’15) and Michael Zavagno (’15) talk about their fantasy…
Professor of Economics Mark Curtis talks about the future of workers with changes in environmental and energy policy from research that he carries out using the DEAC Cluster at Wake Forest. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5t4ykT7kht8
Tuesday, November 16 at 7 p.m. in Annenberg Forum, Carswell Hall. Dr. Marcus M. Witcher is assistant professor of history at Huntingdon College. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Economics, the Department of History and the WFU Humanities Institute with support made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the…
Tuesday, November 16 at 3 p.m. in Kirby B02.
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