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Economics faculty accept new positions

Congratulations to Dr. Zeynep Hansen and Dr. Scott Lowe who have accepted new leadership roles at Boise State University. Dr. Hansen is now the Associate Dean for the College of Business and Economics and Dr. Lowe is now the Associate … (Read More) Economics faculty accept new positions

Allen Dalton, Department of Economics, contributes to Idaho Statesman article

http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article159379904.html (Read More) Allen Dalton, Department of Economics, contributes to Idaho Statesman article

Michail Fragkias, Department of Economics, Published in Environmental Sustainability Journal

Michail Fragkias, associate professor in the Department of Economics, has published a paper: “Modern Political Economy, Global Environmental Change and Urban Sustainability Transitions”  in the Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability journal. The paper was co-authored by Christopher Boone, professor and … (Read More) Michail Fragkias, Department of Economics, Published in Environmental Sustainability Journal

Boise State Students Attend 2017 APEE

Boise State’s Department of Economics is proud to have two students attend the 42nd Annual Meeting of The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE). Professor D. Allen Dalton said, “APEE is a group of scholars sharing a common interest in … (Read More) Boise State Students Attend 2017 APEE

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Visits COBE

Dr. John C. Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco visited College of Business and Economics at Boise State University on Tuesday, February 21st. During his visit, Dr. Williams held speaking and Q&A … (Read More) Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Visits COBE

Guest Speaker Presented by The Department of Economics

Florina Salaghe is a PhD Candidate in Economics at the University of Nevada. Florina will be discussing her  current paper under review, “An Empirical Investigation of Wagering Behavior in a Large Sample of Slot Machine Gamblers.” Her interests include applied … (Read More) Guest Speaker Presented by The Department of Economics

Nighttime lights energy use urban areas infrastructure planning sustainability US

Abstract Urban areas contribute to about 75% of global fossil fuel CO2 emissions and are a primary driver of climate change. If greenhouse gas emissions for the top 20 emitting urban areas were aggregated into a one country, it would … (Read More) Nighttime lights energy use urban areas infrastructure planning sustainability US

Prestigious International Scholarship Awarded to COBE Student

Rachel Gallina is one of two undergraduates students from Boise State University to have received the Boren Scholarship. The Boren Scholarship, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, is designed to fund opportunities for undergraduates to study less commonly … (Read More) Prestigious International Scholarship Awarded to COBE Student

Omicron Delta Epsilon Initiates a New Member

The Department of Economics held an initiation ceremony to Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE), the International Economics Honor Society. The society initiated Ryan Wallace as a new ODE member with an honor cord that may be worn at graduation as well … (Read More) Omicron Delta Epsilon Initiates a New Member

Students Chosen to Attend APEE Conference

Two Boise State Economics students were given the opportunity to attend the 41st Annual Meeting for The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE). APEE is an association of scholars from colleges and universities, public policy institutes, and industry with a … (Read More) Students Chosen to Attend APEE Conference