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Letter From the Chair

Author: William Evans

This letter usually conveys the current state of the department, which is changing rapidly. In the past three years we have opened a new major (international economics), a new minor (business economics), a new concentration (financial economics); we have opened our first research center (the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities); and we are now the most popular major in the University, with approximately 600 majors. Next year alone, we will add at least four new assistant professors and a new senior professional faculty member. And we aren't stopping there.

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Letter From the Chair

Author: William Evans

This letter usually conveys the current state of the department, which is changing rapidly. In the past three years we have opened a new major (international economics), a new minor (business economics), a new concentration (financial economics); we have opened our first research center (the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities); and we are now the most popular major in the University, with approximately 600 majors. Next year alone, we will add at least four new assistant professors and a new senior professional faculty member. And we aren't stopping there.

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Notre Dame Awarded Grant from U.S. Department of Labor to Evaluate Approaches in Reducing Child Labor

Author: Meg McDermott

Eva Dziadula

The Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) was recently awarded an $883,000 grant from the United States Department of Labor to implement an impact evaluation, determining the most effective approaches in reducing child labor. Eva Dziadula, assistant professional specialist in Notre Dame’s Department of Economics will be working closely with NDIGD throughout the evaluation.

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New Economics Faculty Bring Diverse Expertise

Author: Mike Danahey

Ruediger Bachmann

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Economics has deepened its expertise in the areas of business cycles, healthcare, cultural assimilation, and the financial services sector with the recent hires of Ruediger Bachmann, Christopher Cronin, Felix Feng, and Eva Dziadula.

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New Economics Faculty Bring Diverse Expertise

Author: Mike Danahey

Ruediger Bachmann

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Economics has deepened its expertise in the areas of business cycles, healthcare, cultural assimilation, and the financial services sector with the recent hires of Ruediger Bachmann, Christopher Cronin, Felix Feng, and Eva Dziadula.

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Q&A with Economist Beth Munnich

Author: Arts and Letters

Beth Munnich

Beth Munnich received her Ph.D. in economics from Notre Dame in 2013. Now an assistant professor at the University of Louisville, Munnich’s research focuses on health economics and economics of the family. This winter, she shared her thoughts on her experience at Notre Dame.

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Q&A with Economist Beth Munnich

Author: Arts and Letters

Beth Munnich

Beth Munnich received her Ph.D. in economics from Notre Dame in 2013. Now an assistant professor at the University of Louisville, Munnich’s research focuses on health economics and economics of the family. This winter, she shared her thoughts on her experience at Notre Dame.

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