Department of Economics Blog

Sep 30, 2021
  • Kevin Syers

On the Margin (Fall 2021, Vol. 21, No. 1)

On the Margin (Fall 2021, Vol. 21, No. 1) can be downloaded here:

Aug 21, 2020
  • Kevin Syers

Okmyung (Paul) Bin named Assistant Director of the Center for Natural Hazards Research

East Carolina University, Center for Natural Hazards Research is pleased to announce that Dr. Okmyung (Paul) Bin will assume the role of Assistant Director. Dr. Bin is a full professor...

Oct 11, 2019
  • Kevin Syers

(11 October 2019) ANNOUNCEMENT: Troxler Economics Symposium on 8 November

Troxler Economics Symposium on “Economic Analysis, Environmental Uncertainties, and Policy Implications” will take place in Harvey Hall at the Murphy Center, 8:30 am to 6 pm. This is an all-day...

Aug 30, 2019
  • Kevin Syers

(30 August 2019) WITN: ECU expert weighs in on higher gas prices on Outer Banks

WITN: ECU expert weighs in on higher gas prices on Outer Banks:

Oct 05, 2018
  • ECU Economics

Congratulations to our former student, Nolan Outlaw for joint publication with Dr. Lee!

Our former MS. Economics student have a joint publication with Dr. Lee in journal Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior. Title: The antecedents of mandatory motorcycle helmet legislation enhancing...

Mar 06, 2018
  • ECU Economics

NPR Marketplace: Dr. Meghan Millea talks about the impact of financial crisis on economics education

On a recent NPR Marketplace broadcast, Dr. Meghan Millea from ECU Economics Department talks about the impact of #financialcrisis on economics education and how she gets her students engaged in class. See...

Feb 22, 2018
  • ECU Economics

Jacob Hochard named the Coastal-Maritime Council Coastal Scholar Award winner (2018)

Jake Hochard received the 2018 Coastal-Maritime Council Coastal Scholar Award. The CMC is a forum for discussing internal and external issues and actions that are important to coastal and maritime...

Feb 15, 2018
  • ECU Economics

CEREP: Jonathan Lee’s research evaluates policies designed to reduce manufacturing pollution

Jonathan Lee's research has been recognized by the Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy at NC State University. Read the full article

Jan 30, 2018
  • ECU Economics


Greg Howard's research was featured in the News distributed by the East Carolina University: "As eastern North Carolina farmers continue to adjust to commercial challenges in the face of an...

Oct 02, 2017
  • ECU Economics

Symposium on the State of the Economy, James Hamilton (Featured Speaker)