Department News

CROWE Inaugural Event

In the inaugural event for the Center for Research On the Wisconsin Economy (CROWE), titled "Wisconsin and the National Economy," John Taylor will give a keynote lecture, "The Economic Reform Imperative: State, Nation, World." The event is Thursday, October 26th, at 6pm in the Plenary Room, 1310 Grainger Hall. There will also be feature discussions of current work on the Wisconsin economy by CROWE researchers.

Position Vacancy for MS Program Coordinator

The Department of Economics has a position vacancy for a student services coordinator, serving as the master's program coordinator.

Position Vacancy for Research Economist

The Department of Economics has a new and exciting opportunity for a staff economist to do research in our newly created Center on Research "on Wisconsin" Economy (CROWE).

Position Vacancy for Academic Advisor

The Economics Department has a position vacancy for an undergraduate academic advisor.

Position Vacancy for Graduate Coordinator

The Economics Department has a position vacancy for a graduate program coordinator.

Position Vacancy for New Career Advisor

The Department of Economics has a position vacancy for a second career advisor to join the expanding career office.

Spring 2017 Newsletter

The Economics Department's Newsletter for Spring 2017 is now available here.

Job Opening for Institute/Center Administrator

The Department of Economics has a position vacancy for a university relations specialist. The Department has a brand new economics institute and center that needs your administrative, website, social media and communication skills to help create these two entities.

Center For Research on the Wisconsin Economy (CROWE) Releases Report on MAC

Noah Williams, the Juli Plant Grainger Professor of Economics, through the pending Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy, released his latest report, “The Impact of the Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit in Wisconsin.”

Simon Potter MS’87, PhD’90 Helps Keep the Economy Ticking

Simon Potter, Econ PhD '90, discusses what it is like to work as the head of the Markets Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Undergrad Coordinator Job Opening

 The Department of Economics has a job opening for the undergraduate office coordinator position. The deadline to apply is April 10th, 2017.

Juli Plant Grainger PhD Alumni Conference

The Juli Plant Grainger Institute will be hosting the Juli Plant Grainger PhD Alumni Conference on Saturday, April 1st, 2017, in the Social Science Building. Alumni from the Economics Department's Doctoral Program will be presenting their work.

2017 Summer Course Offerings

There will be several economics courses taught this summer both online and on campus, including Econ 101, Econ 102, Econ 301, Econ 302, Econ 310, Econ 467 and Econ 522.

Undergrad Econ Scholarships Open

Department of Economics undergraduate scholarships are now open for application. Declared economics majors may apply through March 7th, 2017. The application is available at Scholarships@UW-Madison. For details on available scholarships this semester, visit our scholarships page.

Job Opening for Payroll/Grad Admissions Position

The Department of Economics has a position vacancy for a payroll and benefits specialist.

Job Opening for Financial Specialist

The Department of Economics has a position vacancy for a financial specialist or financial specialist senior. 

Bruce Hansen Featured in WalletHub

Professor Bruce Hansen was featured in WalletHub's 10 Financial Predictions for 2017. Hansen's comments were a part of the section, "Ask The Experts." 

Greg Mankiw Lecture

In the inaugural Juli Plant Grainger Institute Seminar, Greg Mankiw will present "Today's Economy and Its Discontents" on Wednesday, November 2nd, at 4:30 pm at the DeLuca Forum Center in the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. 

Fall 2016 Newsletter

The latest edition of Economics Matters is now available!

Faculty Hiring 2016-17

 Assistant, Associate, Full Professor Positions open

Betsey Stevenson Lecture - Video

Professor Betsey Stevenson lecture “Our Changing Lives: Work, Family and Policy in a Time of Gender Equality” on October 17, 2016. 

Spring 2016 Economics Graduation

Alumnus Todd Warnock ('83) speaks at the 2016 Economics Graduation.

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Check out the latest edition of Economics Matters!

2016-2017 Job Market

The list of 2016-2017 Job Market Candidates is live and available here.