Apr. 2: Chris Matthews Cup Winners Announced

The Department of Economics and Finance is pleased to announce the winners of the Chris Matthews Cup.  As part of Francis Tapon's Theory of Strategic Management course (ECON 4800), the Chris Matthews Cup is awarded along with a gold medal to the in-class group with the highest graded paper and web presentation.

Mar. 21: Stephen Kosempel Appointed Chair of Department of Economics and Finance

Photo of Stephen Kosempel, Department ChairThe Department of Economics and Finance is delighted to announce that Stephen Kosempel has been officially appointed as Chair of the department.

Stephen Kosempel has been with the department since 1999, and has served as Interim Chair since January 2012.  Dr. Kosempel has been appointed to a five year term, effective April 1, 2014.


Nov. 20: Study on Controlling Malaria Spread Co-Authored by Prof. Ross McKitrick

A new study co-authored by Professor Ross McKitrick and Finnish professors Larry and Lena Huldén indicates that segregated sleeping arrangements is an effective strategy for controlling the spread of malaria. According to the study, malaria-spreading mosquitoes are more likely to return to the same location for blood meals if there are many people sleeping in one area. Read the full release on this study

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