The department has 12 new undergraduate scholarships to offer, and that is just the start! It is all part of our ambitious goal to provide more financial support for economics majors. Read about our goals and progress.
Joe Tiao Lecture on Economic Issues
Professor JohnList from the University of Chicago gave this year’s Joe Tiao Lecture on Economic Issues on November 14th to a packed house of more than 400 students, faculty, and community members. The title of his talk was “The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life.” He also gave a talk to the department on how field experiments can be used to understand the economics of crime. read more
Fulbright award fund's student's research
Sam Kenney has received a prestigious Fulbright award to fund his continued research on microfinance. Sam earned his undergraduate degree in economics from K-State in May, 2103, and is now working on his M.A. degree in economics in our department. His research on microfinance began during his study abroad experience as an undergraduate student. read more
Department offering new introductory seminar in economics
The Department of Economics offered a Sophomore/Junior Introductory Seminar in Economics for the first time during the spring 2013 semester. This was a tremendous success. This course provides an introduction to the discipline of economics while allowing students to improve their writing and public speaking skills. read more