David Kaplan, future tigers, and colleagues

Dr. David Kaplan has been named the Tom and Vivian Hall Faculty Fellow by the department of economics!  This award is in recognition of Dr.

Sheila Akers Group Photo

The department celebrated Sheila Akers's retirement with good food, good friends and good memories (and a few gifts, too).  Sheila served most recently as the fiscal officer and office manager for Economics and ran a tight ship… Congratulations, S

2019 Murray Faculty Fellows

Cory Koedel and Aaron Hedlund were named the 2019 Murray Faculty Fellows!  Dr. Koedel is an Associate Professor in Economics and Public Policy; his research examines the effectiveness of strategies for improving educational outcomes.  Dr.

Economics Majors & Peer Mentors at Shakespeare's

Incoming Economics majors met their peer mentors, junior and senior economics majors, at Shakespeare's Pizza on Thursday, September 12. Peer mentors are a valuable asset to show new students the ropes.

Patriot Day Wreath-laying Ceremony

Mizzou alum John Charles Willett (BS 1995 in economics) was killed on September 11th, 2001 in the terrorist attacks on New York City.  He worked at a subsidiary of Cantor Fitzgerald and his office was on the 101st floor of the north tower of the W

Alyssa and her dog, River

Dr. Alyssa Carlson joins the department as an Assistant Professor this fall after completing her PhD at Michigan State. Dr.

Oksana Loginova

Most students know Dr. Oksana Loginova as an outstanding  Game Theory and Microeconomics professor; however her talents extend well beyond the classroom.


George Chikhladze received a surprise at the start of Econ 1015 Principles of Macroeconomics class today in Walter Johnson Auditorium:  his colleagues from the economics department interrupted class to present Dr.

Julia Lane

Julia visited as the organizer and instructor for the Missouri Applied Data Analytics training program, one of a series of training programs that Julia has established across the country that support data sharing and analysis of state administrati