National First-Generation Celebration Day

There will be a national first generation celebration on campus on Thursday, 11/8/18, 5-7 pm, in the Student Services Center Multipurpose Room.

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efploj0l4ed3dc00&oseq=&c=&ch

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Research Assistant job posting

The Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution is conducting our annual Research Assistant recruitment. Each year we employ approximately fifteen research assistants for one or two year appointments, preferably beginning between June 1 and August 1. This year, we are seeking to hire approximately six new assistants. This is an excellent opportunity for recent graduates!

 

Read more here: https://www.brookings.edu/join-the-top-ranked-think-tank-for-domestic-economic-policy/

 

Applicants will need to submit a cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, and a transcript. The application deadline is February 1, 2019.

Michigan Journal of Business Call for Papers

I hope this message finds you well. I am contacting you on behalf of the Michigan Journal of Business, an undergraduate academic journal established in 2008 and published biannually. We are conducting a call for papers for our 2018/2019 issue. My team and I are interested in publishing outstanding undergraduate papers relevant to business or economics. Submissions are rolling and articles received earlier are given preference.

Would you be willing to share information about this opportunity with undergraduates who have written research papers, current senior thesis candidates, and recent graduates in your department? Please have them send papers to  MichiganJournalOfBusiness@umich.edu

University of Kansa – PhD in Economics

Welcome to the PhD Program in Economics at the University of Kansas. Our program provides:

Comprehensive structure. A PhD program with annual milestones and incentives to help students finish in 5 years. This includes dedicated faculty advising every semester and early pairing with research faculty.

Full funding. A five-year financial support package for strong students. This typically includes a full tuition waiver, a paid graduate teaching assistant position, funding for conference travel, and more.

Abundant research possibilities. Faculty work in many fields, including behavioral economics, development, econometrics, economic theory, environmental economics, experimental economics, financial economics, growth, health economics, industrial organization, international finance, game theory, labor, macroeconomics, mathematical economics, microeconomics, monetary theory and policy, and more.

Dedicated placement support. A placement team committed to support job market activities, including portfolio development, job talk coaching, and faculty outreach. We regularly place all PhD students in their areas before graduation.

Exceptional quality of life. The KU campus and Lawrence community provide a vibrant downtown adjoining campus, a low cost-of-living, and many diverse opportunities for entertainment and recreation. Be a part of the proud Jayhawk tradition!

Put us on your short list. PhD applications due: January 2, 2019.

More information available here: https://economics.ku.edu/phd_overview

Economics Roundtable

The University of California, San Diego is pleased to present the 2018 UC San Diego Economics Roundtable Lecture Series. The Economics Roundtable continues an important UC San Diego partnership tradition between the academic and business communities by providing a forum for local business professionals and community leaders to exchange ideas and information with world-class economists and financial experts.

The cost to attend each event is $50 per person (includes refreshments and parking). A significant discount is available for UC San Diego alumni, faculty, staff and students as well as individuals who purchase tickets for all four events. For additional information, call (858) 534-9710 or email econroundtable@ucsd.edu.

More info: http://economics.ucsd.edu/events/economics-roundtable/

Register: http://www.alumni.ucsd.edu/s/1170/index.aspx?sid=1170&gid=1&pgid=8074&content_id=11072

 

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Big Ideas @ UCSD – Win up to $10K for your Social Impact Initiative!

My name is Amy, and I am the Innovation Ambassador for UCSD for the Big Ideas Contest which is a UC wide innovation contest that provides funding, support, and inspiration to interdisciplinary teams of students who have creative solutions to address pressing social challenges. I am wondering if you would be willing to help spread the word about this unique opportunity for students interested in entrepreneurship and/or social impact.

Deadline to Apply: November 14, 2018 at 12pm PT

Funding: Up to $10,000/team

Information Session: Oct.18 from 2-4PM at the Basement (Mandeville B202)

Eligibility:

– Undergraduate or Graduate student

– Enrolled for Fall 2018

– All majors encouraged to apply

Details & Application: https://bigideas.berkeley.edu/about/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BigIdeasContest/

Please email Amy Liu at aml086@ucsd.edu if you have any questions.

 

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