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Happening in the Economics Department

From remote learning to virtual club meetings, Columbian College students are approaching an unprecedented semester with optimis

Adapting to a Different Kind of Fall Semester

From remote learning to virtual club meetings, Columbian College students are approaching an unprecedented semester with optimism, determination and a commitment to making the most of new experiences. Students like econ major Madeline Aguirre share their stories of how they are approaching the challenges that COVID-19 brings.
Irene Foster

GW All Access: Irene Foster on Remote Teaching

“In the spring, when we found out that we would be going virtual mid-semester, I was quite panicked and had to figure out quickly how to convert my classes from being in-person to remote,” said Dr. Foster, associate professor of economics. “But by the end of the semester I came away wondering: ‘Why wasn’t I doing some of this before?' It made the class so much better.”
GW Department of Economics, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, 2020 Virtual Graduation Celebration

2020 Undergraduate Graduation Celebration

In lieu of an in-person departmental celebration for 2020 graduation, several faculty members of the Economics Department contributed video messages of congratulations to our undergraduate students.
Tara Sinclair

The Post-Pandemic Economy: Is There a Road to Recovery?

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.