The department hosts seminars on a variety of topics throughout the year. Seminars are held in the John W. Kendrick Seminar Room, Monroe Hall Room 321, unless otherwise noted.
Alumni Lecture Series
Alumni and friends are invited to the GW Alumni Lecture Series in Economics. Lectures are delivered by faculty and visiting economists, and are followed by a networking reception open to all attendees.
The department co-sponsors many events throughout the year with the Elliott School of International Affairs. See the Elliott School events calendar for details.
Applied Economics Events
The MA program hosts information sessions and workshops, visiting speakers, social gatherings and orientations for new students.
COVID-19 has decimated the global economy. Is there a blueprint for restoring fiscal sanity? Associate Professor Tara Sinclair discussed where the economy goes from here — and how to prepare for a new normal.
By day, Brooke James, BA ‘11, is an independent advisor and writer based in New York City. But in her free time, the Economics Department alumna helps equip people with the skills to talk about grief, loss and death through her podcast, The Grief Coach.
Nicolas Reeves, a senior majoring in international affairs and economics with a minor in Arabic, researched how state-led efforts to develop the city of Petra for tourism have impacted local tribes economically, socially and politically.