Economics
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Archives - 452 News Items

Economics Student Serves Valuable Apprenticeship

Economics Student Serves Valuable Apprenticeship

Economics student Mattie Albert began an apprenticeship with Dr. David Levy that has helped her to become a better researcher. Levy has viewed the relationship as mutually beneficial, relying on Albert's knowledge of Arabic to help the two gain a better understanding of what attracts young Muslims to Islamic extremism.

Read More »
New Leaders Highlight College Faculty Transitions

New Leaders Highlight College Faculty Transitions

Over the summer, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomed many new faculty and staff members, while some current college employees added other responsibilities to their slate. The Global Affairs and Biodefense programs have new directors and the Department of Public and International Affairs has a new chair.

Read More »
Stratmann Quoted in Wall Street Journal

Stratmann Quoted in Wall Street Journal

In the Wall Street Journal article, "Is Your Car Getting You More Traffic Tickets?" by Joseph B. White, Thomas Stratmann's research on traffic citations is highlighted. Stratmann quotes statistics and groups of people who are most and least likely to be ticketed.

Read More »
Al-Ubaydli Appointed to Governor's Advisory Board

Al-Ubaydli Appointed to Governor's Advisory Board

We are proud to announce that Professor Omar Al-Ubaydli has been appointed to Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell's Joint Advisory Board of Economics. Fletcher Magnum, a George Mason University Economics PhD alumnus, was also appointed to the Advisory Board of Economics as well.

Read More »
Jones Presents Abroad

Jones Presents Abroad

Professor Garett Jones presented his paper, "IQ in the Utility Function," at the Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings, Canadian Economics Association Meetings, and the University of the Philippines.

Read More »