May 14, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Meer, one of three Texas A&M professors honored with the University Professorship for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award. To read more, visit the TAMU Dean of Faculties site.
April 20, 2021
Economics Professors Dr. Jansen and Dr. Meer explain the effects of COVID-19 vaccines on the economy and what they mean for the future.
According to Economics professors from the Texas A&M University College of Liberal Arts, the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is the most important step toward healing the United States’ economy and returning it to its pre-pandemic state. Visit today.tamu.edu to read more.
The annual American Economic Journal (AEJ) Best Paper Awards highlight the best paper published in each of the American Economic Journals: Applied Economics, Economic Policy, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomics over the last three years. Assistant Professor Fernando Luco was the winner for AEJ: Microeconomics: “Who Benefits from Information Disclosure? The Case of Retail Gasoline,” in Vol. 11, No.2, May 2019.
March 11, 2021
Congratulations to Hedieh Tajali who was selected to receive the Charles H. Gregory, class of ’64 Graduate Strategic Fellowship from a highly competitive pool of outstanding applications across the College of Liberal Arts. Hedieh is a current 5th year Department of Economics PhD student. Well done Hedieh!
October 22, 2020
The Department of Economics is proud to announce that recently retired Professor Haeshin Hwang was granted Emeritus status. Congratulations Haeshin - you are deserving of this honor after your many years of service to Texas A&M and its students.
October 9, 2019
A new study from a Texas A&M economics professor found that men were paid 16% more when they were in leadership positions as compared to women is the exact same position.