News about the Economics department, including our faculty, alumni, current students, etc.

Announcing: 2020 DABE Award Winners

May 8, 2020

The inaugural 2020 DABE/UCD Econometrics Award has been awarded to two undergraduate students, Xiao Wang and Ismael Bosch-Bello. The annual Award was established by the Denver Association of Business Economists (DABE) and the CU Denver Economics Department to recognize up to two undergraduate students who have demonstrated "extraordinary effort and...

DABE Scholarship

Sept. 16, 2019

The Denver Association of Business Economists (DABE) and CU Denver's Economics Department are collaborating to create a scholarship that will recognize the outstanding performance of undergraduate students in econometrics classes (ECON 4811 and ECON 4812). Frequency: up to two students per year Amount: $500 per recipient to spend on academic...

Professors East and Velasquez

Feb. 18, 2019

Chloe East and Andrea Velasquez's paper has been cited in The Economist article "How immigration-law enforcement can affect high-skilled American women."

Professor Philip Luck's Research Cited in the Financial Times

Feb. 4, 2019

Assistant Professor of Economics Philip Luck’s research on the impact of Chinese competition on America was cited in the Financial Times after he presented at the American Economics Association’s convention in Atlanta, GA, earlier this month. “China shock” has been an issue in the current talk of trade-wars and sanctions,...

Professors edit "Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy"

Jan. 28, 2019

Laura Argys and Saul Hoffman as editors of "Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy"

Professor Chloe East Receives NIH Grant

Jan. 28, 2019

Chloe East, Assistant Professor of Economics, received a highly-competitive NIH grant to study the long run and multigenerational effects of safety net programs on individuals' health and economic well-being. The 5-year grant will support research that will expand the understanding of the potential benefits of these programs (e.g. Medicaid and...

Faculty in the News

Nov. 11, 2017

Recent appearances by our faculty in the national and local news.

James Reeves Started his Dual M.A. Degree in Economics and Finance

Nov. 11, 2017

J ames Reeves started his dual M.A. degree in economics and finance in the fall of 2015 and will be graduating in the Spring of 2017. During his time at CU Denver, James maintained a 4.0 G​PA, worked with undergraduate students as a teacher assistant, worked as a research assistant...

Professor Chloe East Receives Early Career Award

Nov. 11, 2017

Professor Chloe East has received an Early Career Award from the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. This prestigious award is given to junior faculty for policy-related research on labor market issues.