Economics is a discipline that encompasses a breath of policy-related topics, from energy and the environment to poverty and welfare. The department’s forward-thinking approach encourages its students to evaluate current policy by actively questioning mainstream thinking.


Endowed Professor Spotlight: William Waller

Waller Bill-00110William Waller P’99, P’04, P’09, P’13, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Economics, is an expert on institutional economics and the ways in which the economy intersects with public…
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Model African Union

Model African Union Group 1Representing delegations from Botswana and Mozambique, 12 students from the HWS chapter of the Model African Union participated in simulated proceedings during the 2019 Model African Union Conference at Howard…
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“Woman of the Week” Vahid-Ahdieh ’85, P’17

Vahid Naz 2Mehrnaz “Naz” Vahid-Ahdieh ’85, P’17 discusses her career path, the obstacles along the way and the values and experiences that powered her success as managing director at Citi Private Bank.
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Holmes ’85 Named Senior VP at Kemper Corporation

Holmes KimberlyAs Business Wire reported in February, Kimberly Oaks Holmes ’85 is now heading the actuarial and analytics teams at the insurance conglomerate Kemper as Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary and…
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Camara ’19 Attends Asian American Pacific Islander Summit

Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC Youth Leadership SummitJohn Matthew Camara ’19 was one of 19 young leaders selected from across the country to attend the fifth annual Asian Americans Advancing Justice Youth Leadership Summit. Held in Washington,…
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