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Walker College welcomes five new faculty members for Spring 2020 term
Feb 4, 2020

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University announces the appointments of five new faculty members and two new staff members.Comput...

Earn cash for participation in economics experiments
Feb 4, 2020

The faculty of the Appalachian Experimental Economics Laboratory (AppEEL) in the Walker College of Business invite you to register to participate in e...

Feb. 11 Workman Lecture to feature Amy Perko, CEO of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
Feb 4, 2020

 Amy Privette Perko, CEO of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, will speak at Appalachian State University on Tues...

Economics faculty conduct field experiments using the Appalachian Electric Utility Research Lab
Aug 29, 2019

Economics faculty received funding to investigate how new technologies interact with energy programs to enhance residential demand-side load managemen...

Economics professor is part of multidisciplinary team investigating stormwater runoff
Jul 22, 2019

Using the Boone Creek watershed that runs through Appalachian State University’s campus as a laboratory, an interdisciplinary research team at Appal...

Economics professor's research appears in Nature Human Behavior
Apr 11, 2019

Insufficient sleep is a health concern, and its effects reach beyond physical health. While a lack of sleep is known to negatively impact some types o...

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Workman Distinguished Lecture : Energy Transitions, Carbon Pricing and the Green New Deal
Apr 8, 2019

2019 Workman Distinguished LectureEnergy Transitions, Carbon Pricing and the Green New DealTuesday, April 165:00-6:30 p.m., BELK Library Room 114Appal...

Economics professor's research featured by IZA
Feb 8, 2019

David Dickison, Professor in the Department of Economics at Appalachian State University, recently had a research paper featured by the leading labor ...

Appalachian's Economics Department ranked in the top 5% of research institutions worldwide
Jan 29, 2019

Appalachian State University's Department of Economics is ranked among the top five percent of all research institutions in the world [ranki...

Dr. Todd Cherry, professor of economics at Appalachian, conducts research on climate policy

Economics professor's research contributes to major U.N. report.
Nov 29, 2018

Research from faculty members in the Department of Economics at Appalachian State University has informed the ninth annual U.N. Environ...