News » Archives » 2021

Graduate Alumni Highlight: Eva Van Leemput, Ph.D. 2015, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Author: Marie Revak

Evl 1

Eva Van Leemput, Ph.D. 2015 

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 

I graduated from Notre Dame in 2015 and I am currently a principal economist in the International Finance Division at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, where I am part of the Emerging Market Economies (EME) section.…

Read More

Graduate Alumni Highlight: Julio Garin, Ph.D. 2012, Associate Professor at Claremont McKenna College

Author: Thomas Davis

 

Julio Garin, Ph.D. 2012 

Associate Professor
Robert Day School of Economics and Finance at Claremont McKenna College 

Garin
 

I graduated from Notre Dame in 2012 and I'm currently an associate professor in the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance at Claremont Mckenna College. 

 

 
 
 

Besides the professional opportunities, it is hard to overstate the impact Notre Dame had on my intellectual life. The training I received provided me with tools and skills that allowed me to answer questions as diverse as the environment I faced during my graduate studies. However, it did more than that, it reinforced my curiosity and eagerness for understanding aspects of human behavior that started way before I learned what a budget constraint was.

Those two aspects are quite instrumental for an individual seeking to push the frontier as well as help those inside -- our students--, to get closer to it.

Read More

Graduate Alumni Highlight: Beth Munnich, Ph.D. 2013, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Louisville

Author: Marie Revak

 

 

 

Beth Munnich, Ph.D. 2013

Assistant Professor of Economics
University of Louisville

Munnich 1
 

At ND, I gained tools to critically and thoughtfully approach research questions, and conduct rigorous empirical studies about social issues.



 

Working directly with Economics faculty was undoubtedly the most formative part of my experience at ND. Their support and mentorship throughout my graduate work and beyond has been invaluable in helping me develop as an economist.

 

 

Read More

Professor Bill Leahy Retires

Author: Marie Revak

Leahy Picture

 

William (Bill) Leahy recently retired from active teaching and research in the Department of Economics at the University of Notre Dame. His retirement became effective July 1, 2020, at which point he assumed the status of emeritus professor of economics.

 
 
 
 
 

Bill’s retirement came after 54 consecutive years of teaching economics at Notre Dame. A triple Domer who received his BA, MA, and PhD from Notre Dame, Bill joined the faculty of the Department of Economics as an assistant professor in 1966. He was promoted to associate professor in 1969 and full professor in 1975. For many years, he served as the Director of Undergraduate Studies and/or the Director of Undergraduate Advising for economics majors.

Read More

Jeffrey R. Campbell appointed the Frances D. Rasmus and Jerome A. Castellini Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame

Author: Marie Revak

Img 01267

Jeffrey R. Campbell has been appointed the Frances D. Rasmus and Jerome A. Castellini Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame. His appointment became effective at the start of the spring semester in 2021, after having served as a visiting professor in the department in the fall semester of 2019. Campbell comes to Notre Dame after a distinguished career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the University of Chicago, and the University of Rochester. He received his PhD in economics from Northwestern University in 1995.
.

Read More