Coffee with the Chair
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
COVID-19 & Microeconomics
COVID-19 & The Macroeconomy
Economics & Big Data
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!
Being an Economics Transfer Student - Dr. Melanie Fox & Dr. Matt Kovach