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Inaugural Troxler Visiting Distinguished Professor of Economics, 2017

Under the generous support of the Harold C. Troxler Endowment, John C. Whitehead will be the inaugural Troxler Visiting Distinguished Professor of Economics this year. (https://economics.appstate.edu/faculty-staff/john-whitehead-phd) Dr. Whitehead is a highly regarded scholar in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics. He began his academic career as an Assistant Professor at ECU in 1989 and served as Director of the Coastal and

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Rising Economics Stars Ceremony

Economics faculty recognized its high-achieving students at its inaugural Spring recognition ceremony on Feb. 23. The first group of students recognized are the “Rising Economics Stars”. These are the students who during the past three semesters have received either an “A” or “A-“ in both of the introductory economics courses. The second group of students recognized are all economics majors

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Dr. Hochard receives major grant from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Dr. Jake Hochard today received a major grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as Lead Principal Investigator (PI). He and his collaborators have been awarded $400,000 for a three-year project, titled “Community-level Management of Human Health Risks from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) with Defensive Natural Capital Investments.”

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Professor Jamie Kruse elected to the Board of Trustees of the Southern Economic Association

Professor Jamie Kruse has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Southern Economic Association.  The Southern Economic Association is one of the oldest economics associations in the United States, dating back to 1928.  The association’s Southern Economic Journal which began publication in 1933 is the eighth oldest American scholarly journal in economics.  Kruse’s four-year term will begin November

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WITN: ECU economic professors react to Verizon buying Yahoo for $4.83B

http://www.witn.com/content/news/Verizon-buys-Yahoo-for-483B-marking-end-of-an-era-388113252.html By Lindsay Oliver/Megan Hucks | Posted: Mon 9:31 PM, Jul 25, 2016  |  Updated: Tue 8:22 AM, Jul 26, 2016 The number one wireless carrier in the country will be making another purchase. Verizon Communications is set to buy Yahoo’s internet properties as they try to compete with online powerhouses like Google. Verizon announced Monday that they would buy Yahoo for

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