Coffee with the Chair
New this year, the Economics Department will be hosting a weekly Coffee with Chair event. This will be a virtual, interactive event for Economics majors, minors, faculty, alumni and anyone else interested in chatting about Economics! Each week there will be a new topic discussed and special guests available to discuess their experiences and success in Economics!
Weekly Topics of Discussion
Welcome Back! - Sudipta Sarangi, Melanie Fox & Melinda Miller
Why Economics is ideal for entering the corporate sector - Kyle Pedrotty & J Breuer
Political Economy: the intersection of economics, philosophy, and political science - Michael Moehler & Byron Tsang
Advenures of an Economist at the Census Bureau
Dr. Ron Jarmin, US Census Bureau
Bruce Oliver, VT Econ Alum (B.A. 1970 & M.A. 1972)
The Rise of Public Utility Holding Companies and the Clash of Utility and Political Economics
Matt Kovach, Virginia Tech
"Belief Biases: How we (mis)learn"
Shikha Silwal, Washington & Lee University
"Twice Victimized: An Exploration of Some Under-Studied Topics in Development and Conflict Economics"