coffee

    New for Fall 2020, 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! 
    Advance registration is required.  To register, go to http://bit.ly/CoffeeWithChairVT

Weekly Topics of Discussion

9/10/2020

COVID-19 & Microeconomics

9/17/2020

COVID-19 & The Macroeconomy

9/24/2020

Economics & Big Data

10/01/2020

The Art & Science of Decison Making - Dr. Matt Kovach

Description:  How do people make decisions under uncertainty? What is risk and what is ambiguity? What are some common choice mistakes: default bias, anchoring, decoy and compromise effects, and how they matter? Everything you wanted to know about the Bayes rule but were afraid to ask!

10/07/2020

Cancelled

10/15/2020

A Global View of the Pandemic (View Here)

Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Virginia Tech
Marcos Agurto, Lima School of Economics, Univ of Piura
Sheheryar Banuri, Univ of East Anglia

10/22/2020

Being an Economics Transfer Student - Dr. Melanie Fox & Dr. Matt Kovach

10/29/2020

Moods & Behavior
Dr. C. Mónica Capra

Claremont Graduate University

11/5/2020

The Stock Market & the Economy
Dr. Vijay Singal & Dr. Alec Smith
Virginia Tech

11/12/2020

Why Read Adam Smith and other Economists who are long dead?
Dr. Kwok Ping 'Byron' Tsang
Virginia Tech