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Two Economics Majors Earn Athlete of the Week Honors

Congratulations to economics scholar-athletes Lauren Wolosik and Jacobo Diaz, who recently were named IUP Athletes of the Week.

Posted on 12/5/2016 8:38:56 AM

Jeffords Referees Journal Articles and Reviews Book Proposals

Chris Jeffords recently served as a referee for the Review of Social Economy and the Journal of Human Rights.

Posted on 11/4/2016 4:43:57 PM

Economists Explore the Effects of Country-Level Water Independence on Water Pollution

In a forthcoming edition of Water Resources Management, Alexi Thompson and Chris Jeffords, Department of Economics, examine the relationship between a novel, country-level water independence index and water pollution as measured by biochemical oxygen demand.

Posted on 11/3/2016 9:41:20 AM

Economics Faculty Members Attend Pennsylvania Economic Association Board of Directors Meeting

Stephanie Brewer Jozefowicz, James Jozefowicz, and Yaya Sissoko attended the annual fall meeting of the Pennsylvania Economic Association board of directors, held at the Penn Stater in State College, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Posted on 11/2/2016 9:39:10 AM

Jozefowicz and Alumni Publish Study of Unemployment and Crime in Pennsylvania

“A Dynamic Panel Data Study of the Unemployment-Crime Relationship: The Case of Pennsylvania,” co-authored by applied mathematics alumna Sarah Frederick (’15), economics alumnus Zackary Nelson (’14), and professor James Jozefowicz, has been published in Economics Bulletin.

Posted on 9/9/2016 9:26:49 AM

Vick Publishes on Wage Gap Facing Younger Veterans

Brandon Vick (Department of Economics) will publish research titled “Gender, Race & the Veteran Wage Gap” in a forthcoming issue of Social Science Research. Gabrielle Fontanella, an IUP Economics and Sociology graduate, co-authored the paper.

Posted on 8/10/2016 6:11:29 PM

Jeffords and Gellers Provide Practical Guidance on the Implementation and Efficacy of Constitutional Environmental Rights

Christopher Jeffords, IUP Economics professor, and Josh Gellers, professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Florida, expand upon their recent contribution to the United Nations Report on Implementing Environmental Rights by providing a summary of recent quantitative and qualitative research on constitutional environmental rights.

Posted on 6/22/2016 9:36:00 AM

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