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Samia Islam quoted in Idaho Business Review

Idaho Business Review quoted Samia Islam on February, 4 2016 in regards to the three percent pay increase for public sector as proposed by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter. See article  here. (Read More) Samia Islam quoted in Idaho Business Review

Michail Fragkias co-authors interdisciplinary research paper

Michail Fragkias co-authored an interdisciplinary research paper published in the journal ‘Urban Climate’. The paper is titled ‘A conceptual framework for an urban areas typology to integrate climate change mitigation and adaptation’ (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212095515300080) and is part of a Special Issue … (Read More) Michail Fragkias co-authors interdisciplinary research paper

Undergraduate Research Competition – Las Vegas – April 3-5, 2016

Undergraduate Research Competition Las Vegas Research in Economics, Business, Political Science, Philosophy, History, Sociology, and Law Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) Conference at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino Las Vegas – April 3-5, 2016 BSU Competition Submission Deadline: … (Read More) Undergraduate Research Competition – Las Vegas – April 3-5, 2016

Michail Fragkias interviewed by BBC

Is the world running out of space? (Read More) Michail Fragkias interviewed by BBC

Spring 2015 Graduates honored

Economics faculty and staff celebrated the accomplishments of their Spring 2015 graduates at a reception held on May 8, 2015.  Student attendees were Andrew Williams, Bre Perrone, Mason Harp, Chris Felt, Colby Scott, Ethan Lopez, Mark Coyne, Ravyn Farber, Stephen … (Read More) Spring 2015 Graduates honored

Boise State Economist Gets to the Root of Urban Tree Cover

By: Kathleen Tuck   Published 3:13 pm / April 24, 2015 While your dad was right when he lectured that “Money doesn’t grow on trees, you know,” it may well be true that trees follow money. A study conducted by Boise State … (Read More) Boise State Economist Gets to the Root of Urban Tree Cover

Zeynep Hansen, Scott Lowe and Wenchao Xu Published a Brief in Global Water Forum

Zeynep Hansen, Scott Lowe and Wenchao Xu published a brief review titled “Climate change, water supply, and agriculture in the arid western United States: Eighty years of agricultural census observations from Idaho” on Global Water Forum on January 26th 2014. … (Read More) Zeynep Hansen, Scott Lowe and Wenchao Xu Published a Brief in Global Water Forum

Economics Students Recognized as Top Ten Scholars

Economics students Cassandra Sullivan and Zachary Turk have been chosen as Top Ten Scholars. CASSANDRA SULLIVAN Major: Economics, minor in political scienceHonored Faculty: Dr. Andrew Finstuen   ZACHARY TURK Major: Business Economics, minor in Applied MathematicsHonored Faculty: Dr. Christine Loucks Top 10 Scholars serve … (Read More) Economics Students Recognized as Top Ten Scholars

Omicron Delta Epsilon Initiates Four New Members

The Department of Economics held an initiation ceremony to Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE), the International Economics Honor Society, on Friday, April 4. The society initiated four new ODE members with an honor cord that may be worn at graduation as well … (Read More) Omicron Delta Epsilon Initiates Four New Members

Faculty Spotlight – Samia Islam

Dr. Samia Islam, associate professor in the Department of Economics, presented a paper titled “Testing for Spatial Equilibrium using Happiness Data” at the North American Regional Science Council (NARSC) conference held on Nov 13- 16 in Atlanta, Georgia. NARSC is … (Read More) Faculty Spotlight – Samia Islam