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Outstanding Major Award in Economics AY 2012-2013

We are pleased to announce that Scott Carson is the recipient of this year's Outstanding Major Award.

Scott graduated from Revere High School in 2008 and began his undergraduate studies the following year. He transferred to CSU in 2011 and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Economics with honors this spring, (May 2013). Post-graduation he will be moving to South America for one to two years where he will be working for a nonprofit organization. Upon returning to the United States it is his intention to earn a J.D. and pursue a career in public interest law.

Research Grant

Professor Subhra Saha has been awarded a second grant. His research grants include one from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. His most recent award is from the National Science Foundation through Ohio State University. This grant will fund a research project entitled "The Economic Spillovers from Science."

Recent Faculty Research Activities

Professor Myong-Hun Chang attended the International Workshop on Economic Heterogeneous Interacting Agents (WEHIA) held at University of Pantheon-Assas, Paris II, in Paris, France (June 21-23, 2012). He presented "Computational Industrial Economics: A Generative Approach to Dynamic Analysis in Industrial Organization." Immediately following the workshop, he travelled to Prague, Czech Republic, to attend the annual International Conference of the Society for Computational Economics held on June 27-29, 2012. At the conference, he presented a paper entitled "Muddling through the Gales of Creative Destruction: A Non-equilibrium Computational Model of Schumpeterian Competition." Both of these papers are the product of his on-going project on computational modeling and analysis of industry dynamics.

Professor Myong-Hun Chang attended the Annual Eastern Economic Association Conference held in Boston on March 9-11, 2012. He presented a paper entitled "Muddling through the Gales of Creative Destruction: A Non-equilibrium Computational Model of Schumpeterian Competition" in a session on "Agent-Based Computational Economics: Decision-Making, Firms, and Networks." He also served as a discussant in the session.

Professor Myong-Hun Chang attended the Annual International Conference of the Industrial Organization Society held in Boston on April 8-10, 2011. He presented "Schumpeterian Competition with Myopic but Adaptive Firms: Endogenous R&D and Industrial Structure." He also chaired the session and served as a discussant.

Professor Myong-Hun Chang attended the International Conference of the Society for Computational Economics held in London (England) on July 15-18, 2010. He presented "Entry, Exit, and the Endogenous Market Structure in Technologically Turbulent Industries" at the conference and chaired the session on Agent-Based Economics.

Professor Myong-Hun Chang attended the International Workshop on Emergent Intelligence on Networked Agents 2010 in Toronto, Canada, on May 10-11, 2010. He presented "Emergent Social Learning Networks in Organizations with Heterogeneous Agents." He also attended the International Industrial Organization Society Conference 2010 at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, on May 14-16, 2010. He presented "Entry, Exit, and the Endogenous Market Structure in Technologically Turbulent Industries" at the conference and served as discussant in two other sessions.

Professor Myong-Hun Chang presented a research paper entitled, "Entry, Exit, and the Endogenous Market Structure in Technologically Turbulent Industries" at Youngstown State University on April 16, 2010.

Professor Myong-Hun Chang attended the Midwest Economics Association Conference in Evanston, Illinois on March 19-21, 2010. He presented "Firm Turnovers and the Endogenous Market Structure in Technologically Turbulent Industries with Heterogeneous Firms." Professor Subhra Saha also attended the conference and served as a discussant in a session.

Professor Matthew Henry attended the Southern Economic Association Annual Meetings in San Antonio on November 21-23, 2009. He presented two separate papers: 1) "Do Statutory Rape Laws Work?" and 2) "Athletic Spending, Uncertainty, and Fan Interest: Evidence from College Football."

Professor Myong-Hun Chang presented a research paper entitled, "Firm Turnovers and the Endogenous Market Structure in Technologically Turbulent Industries with Heterogeneous Firms" at Kent State University on September 9, 2009.

Professor Subhra Saha gave a talk at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland on July 22, 2009 on "Research, Social Interactions, and Local Economic Performance." This talk was based on his on-going research funded by a grant from the Cleveland FRB, in which he examines the effects of university research on local economic performance. [See above for a description of his grant-funded project.]

Tutoring Hours and Locations for Spring 2014

The Economics Department regularly offers tutoring services for undergraduates enrolled in our Principles courses (ECN 201 & ECN 202) and intermediate courses (ECN 301 & ECN 302).

Days Hours Room
Monday   RT 1704
Tuesday   RT 1704
Wednesday   RT 1704
Thursday   RT 1704

The Economics Department has an active seminar series, which is currently run by Professor Subhra Saha. The schedule for the seminar series in Spring 2013 is available here.

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Department Seminars 2013-14

The Economics Department has an active seminar series, which is currently run by Professor Subhra Saha.
The schedule for the seminar series in Fall 2013 is available here.

  • Wednesday, October 9 | 3:00 – 4:30 pm | Dr. Amanda Weinstein (University of Akron)
  • Thursday, November 7 | 3:00 – 4:30 pm | Dr. Deepraj Mukherjee (Kent State University)
  • Wednesday, November 20 | 3:00 – 4:30 pm | Joe Staudt (The Ohio State University)
  • Wednesday, March 26 | 2:30 pm | Yuliya Demyanyk (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
  • Thursday, April 17 | 2:30 pm | Emmanuel Dechenaux (Kent State University)
  • Wednesday, April 23 | 3:00 pm | Deepraj Mukherjee (Kent State University)

All seminars will be held in RT 1701.

Please return to this site for updates on the subjects of each of the seminars.

The schedule for the seminar series in AY 2013-14 is available here.