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Happening in the Economics Department

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Econ Major on Planning Virtual Events and Combatting Zoom Fatigue

Senior Economics major Savannah DeLullo talks about her unexpected work with the Program Board, including moderating a cooking...

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Adapting to a Different Kind of Fall Semester

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

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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...

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2020 Undergraduate Graduation Celebration

In lieu of an in-person departmental celebration for 2020 graduation, several faculty members of the Economics Department...

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Professor Irene Foster delivers a lecture


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 Hani Kawar presenting his research at the alumni lecture series

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.

A group of young diplomats and H.E. Ambassador Dr. Sameh Aboul Enein, Assistant Foreign Minister of Egypt and Director of the Egyptian Diplomatic Institute visits GW

Co-Sponsored Events

The department co-sponsors many events throughout the year with the Elliott School of International Affairs. See the Elliott School events calendar for details.

Joann Weiner, Associate Professor of Economics and Director of Applied Economics M.A. program, hosted a farewell dinner at il Canale in Georgetown with students who entered the Applied Economics M.A. program in 2017.

Applied Economics Events

The MS program hosts information sessions and workshops, visiting speakers, social gatherings and orientations for new students.

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