A view-at-the-table with the Federal Reserve

The Department of Economics was honored to host First Vice President and COO, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, Mark Gould, PLU Regent and Economics alumnus, to campus on April 8th, 2021. Mr. Gould shared his experiences in Federal Open Market Committee meetings where the monetary…

J-Term 2020 – Study Away in Italy

J-Term 2020: Travel with us to Italy via our blog . PLU offers a variety of study away program options to make this important component of a PLU education accessible to as many students as possible. Narrow your search by exploring your options by academic…

Congrats Bernice!

The Department of Economics congratulates Bernice Monkah (2013) for receiving her MSc in Development Economics from the University of Manchester, UK. Congratulations Bernice!

Joel Earlywine ’17 Wins Best Research Abstract Award

Joel Earlywine Wins Best Research Abstract Award Joel Earlywine (PLU Economics, 2017) School of Public Health Boston University, has won the best Research Abstract award for the Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance Abuse and Addiction (AMERSA) for 2019. More

From PLU to Politics

Nellie Moran Deputy Chief of Staff for the CO Senate Democratic Caucus PLU Alumna – Economics/French Grad’15 Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m. | AUC 133 This event is free and open to the public. Since graduating from PLU in 2015, Nellie has built a career at…

Combating Global Steel Excess Capacity

Congratulations to Sonja Schaefer for her recent published work on the steel and trade policy. Sonja was a double major in economics and Chinese studies, and has just taken a new position for House Representative, Tom Suozzi (NY-01), who is on the Ways and Means…

Economics Alum Receives Award

TACOMA – Michael Spiedel, PLU alum in Economics and Hispanic Studies, was announced as one of Idaho Business Review’s “Forty Under Forty” award recipients. Michael combined his interest in Spain and Economics by writing his economics capstone on the impact of trade policies of Francisco…

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

ATLANTA, GA – Kennesaw State University Congrats to students Emily Burk and Cameron Raber, from the Department of Economics, for presenting their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Atlanta, Georgia April 10-13. The conference took place at Kennesaw State University. Emily Burk’s…