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Watch George Fenton’s Commencement Address

Economics graduate George Fenton was the student speaker at the Spring 2012 Commencement Ceremony (the largest ever for the University). His remarks were met with a standing ovation by students, faculty, and guests. If you missed his speech, or you … (Read More) Watch George Fenton’s Commencement Address

Economics Major Selected as the Student Speaker for Spring Commencement

[youtube]http://youtu.be/yGSPFH2rC9g[/youtube] George Fenton is majoring in economics with a minor in mathematics and will graduate through the Honors College. He competed with distinction as a member of the Talkin’ Broncos debate team during his freshman and sophomore years.  He spent … (Read More) Economics Major Selected as the Student Speaker for Spring Commencement

Two Economics Majors Named Top Ten Scholars for 2012

Economics major George Fenton and Business Economics major Eric Schuler have been selected as 2012 Top Ten Scholars by the Boise State Alumni Association. George Fenton is majoring in economics with a minor in mathematics and will graduate through the … (Read More) Two Economics Majors Named Top Ten Scholars for 2012

Economics Student Accepted into the Agricultural Economics Masters Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Boise State University Economics graduate, Jon Sims, has been accepted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agricultural Economics for his M.S. Degree.  He has also been offered a full assistantship and fellowship that will allow him to complete research … (Read More) Economics Student Accepted into the Agricultural Economics Masters Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Faculty Spotlight – Kelly Cobourn, Zeynep Hansen, and Scott Lowe

Kelly Cobourn, Zeynep Hansen and Scott Lowe presented research pertaining to water rights institutions at the American Economics Association (AEA) meetings in Chicago on Jan. 8. Cobourn and Hansen organized and moderated the session titled “Water Rights: Historical Perspectives and … (Read More) Faculty Spotlight – Kelly Cobourn, Zeynep Hansen, and Scott Lowe

Faculty Spotlight – Scott Lowe

Dr. Scott Lowe recently co-authored a paper, “The City-Level Effects of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments” which will be published in the journal Land Economics. (Read More) Faculty Spotlight – Scott Lowe

Faculty Spotlight- Charlotte Twight

Dr. Charlotte Twight made three presentations at “Cato University,” an annual program of the Cato Institute held July 25-30. Her presentations were titled, “How Government Works and Grows: Elements of Public Choice Theory,” “Grasping Government: Public Choice at Work,” and … (Read More) Faculty Spotlight- Charlotte Twight

Faculty Spotlight – Don Holley

Economics Department Chair Don Holley was quoted in an Idaho Business Review story about how restaurants are focusing on happy hour to attract and reward customers. Holley noted that, given the economic situation, restaurants may be better off reducing prices … (Read More) Faculty Spotlight – Don Holley

Faculty Spotlight – Samia Islam

Economics professor, Samia Islam, had a recent article titled ‘An Examination of the Differential Impact of Highway Capital Investment on Economically Disparate Appalachian Counties’ accepted for publication in the journal Transportation Planning & Technology (Taylor and Francis -UK). The editor, … (Read More) Faculty Spotlight – Samia Islam