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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

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

Boise State Public Radio quotes Samia Islam

Samia Islam, associate professor in the Department of Economics, was quoted in a Boise State Public Radio story about a new international market under construction on the Boise Bench. Islam said urban markets like this are “fusion places” and that … (Read More) Boise State Public Radio quotes Samia Islam

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

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

Faculty Spotlight – Michail Fragkias

Dr. Michail Fragkias, Director of the Business Research and Economic Development center has been featured in the Idaho Statesman as part of an ongoing series: Boise State on Business. The article, entitled Idaho Faces Infrastructure Challenges, can be read in its … (Read More) Faculty Spotlight – Michail Fragkias

Faculty Spotlight – Zeynep Hansen

Two articles by Dr. Zeynep Hansen, Department of Economics, have been accepted to be published in peer-reviewed journals this summer. The first article (co-authored with Hideo Owan, Jie Pan and Shinya Sugawara) titled “The Impact of Group Contract and Governance … (Read More) Faculty Spotlight – Zeynep Hansen

Faculty Spotlight – Samia Islam and Siân Mooney

Dr. Samia Islam and Dr. Siân Mooney recently co-authored a paper, “Multidisciplinary Research: Implications for Agricultural and Applied Economists”, which has been published in Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Mooney, S., Young, D., Cobourn, K., & Islam, S. “Multidisciplinary Research: Implications … (Read More) Faculty Spotlight – Samia Islam and Siân Mooney

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Economics students presented several papers and won major awards at the University’s Undergraduate Research Symposium. 2009 Oral Presentations Mentored by Siân Mooney Kyoto to Copenhagen: The Political Economics of US and Chinese Participation in International Market-Based Greenhouse Gas Reduction Schemes. … (Read More) Undergraduate Research Symposium