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The Economics department is proud to host workshops, seminars, and special events throughout the year for faculty, graduate and undergraduate students.

Graduate Send Off Held for Class of 2022 Economics Graduates

2022 Graduate Send OffFriday, May 6, 2022 | 10:00 AM

Location: Rich Memorial Building (Rich 329A)
Graduating students and their families were invited to join us for this annual event to honor and celebrate our economics graduates. 
Pastries, coffee, and mimosas (for those 21+) was served.

April Happy Hour for Economics Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students at Fun New Location

Happy Hour 4-26-2022Tuesday, April 26, 2022 | 4:00 PM

Location: The Lost Druid Brewery, 2866 Washington St, Avondale Estates, GA 30002
New day -- New time -- New location!

Economics faculty, graduate students, and staff came together at our last Happy Hour for this academic year, providing a chance to relax and celebrate the end of the semester.

Liberty, Courage, and the Principle of Political and Economic Equality Featuring Civil Rights Activist, Dr. Preston King

Liberty Courage and the Principle of Political and Economic EqualityThursday, April 21, 2022 | 4:00 PM

The Emory Economics Department was pleased to host a virtual presentation by academic, civil rights activist, and Georgia native, Dr. Preston King on Thursday, April 21st from 4:00-5:30 pm.

The title of Dr. King’s talk was Liberty, Courage, and the Principle of Political and Economic Equality.  

Participants were invited to submit questions for Dr. King to answer in the Q&A portion of his talk.

This event was free and open to the public. This Zoom event was recorded:  Watch Here

Emory Round Table 

Emory Round Table April 14, 2022Thursday, April 14, 2022 | 4:00 PM

Using a Family Life Framework for ‘Recovering’ Men’s Family Participation in Low-Income Contexts in the UK
Speaker/Presenter: Dr. Kahryn Hughes

Emory Round Table is co-sponsored by Emory Economics & MESAS Departments, Global African Partners, Mayshad Emory, Zohor Foundation.

Economics Department Awards and Induction Ceremony on April 13, 2022

2022 Economics Awards Ceremony & ODE InductionWednesday, April 13, 2022 | 6:00 PM

Location: Mathematics and Science Center (MSC E208)

Economics faculty, graduate students and Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) members came together for the Economics Department Awards & ODE Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, April 13th from 6 - 7:30pm in MSC E208.

The Department presented this year's graduate and undergraduate awards, presented certificates to new ODE inductees, and recognized the past two years of ODE inductees. 

Teaching Economics Workshop for Faculty and Graduate Students

Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 12:00 PM

David Jacho-ChavezPresenter:  David Jacho-Chavez

Topic: Cloud Computing for Teaching Economics



International Potluck for Faculty, Graduate Students, Staff and their Guests held on March 26th 

Saturday, March 26, 2022 | 7:00 - 9:00 PM

The Economics department invited faculty, graduate students, staff and their guests* to our department’s International Potluck on Saturday night, March 26 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (*one adult guest, no children please)

This event was a relaxed, social evening where over 50 faculty, graduate students, staff and their guests shared in the rich international diversity that we are lucky to have in our department.

International Potluck 2022


Emory Round Table 

Emory Roundtable: February 10, 2022Thursday, February 10, 2022 | 6:00 PM

Social Impact & For Profit: How to Embed Non-financial Metrics Into Your Bottom Line
Speaker/Presenter: Ben Leblois


Emory Roundtable: February 17, 2022Thursday, February 17, 2022 | 6:00 PM

Africa's Free Trade & Air Travel: Why aren't there direct flights from Nigeria to Senegal?
Speaker/Presenter: Ibrahim k. Mshelia


Emory Roundtable: February 24, 2022Thursday, February 24, 2022 | 4:00 PM (Note new time)

The Alhambra at the Crossroads of Histories
Speaker/Presenter: Dr. Edhem Eldem 


Emory Roundtable: March 3, 2022Thursday, March 3, 2022 | 6:00 PM

The Future of Commerce in Africa
Speaker/Presenter: Simone Madjiehas



Emory Round Table is co-sponsored by Emory Economics & MESAS Departments, Global African Partners, Mayshad Emory, Zohor Foundation.

February Happy Hour for Economics Faculty,  Staff and Graduate Students

Happy Hour for Economics Faculty, Graduate Students, and StaffThursday, February 24, 2022 | 5:30 PM

Location: Mellow Mushroom (covered outdoor heated patio), 340 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030.

Economics Faculty, graduate students, and staff gathered at our February Happy Hour, a chance to relax and socialize off-campus.





Happy Hour - Feb 2022

Happy Hour - Feb 2022







Class of 2026 Virtual Information Session 

Tuesday, August 2 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (via Zoom)

This is a virtual information session for incoming first-year students at both the Atlanta and Oxford campuses to learn more about the Economics Department and our majors/minors. This event will be recorded; please register for the event in order to receive the recording.

Please register by August 1:  Register HERE

Class of 2026 Virtual Information Session














URM Meet & Greet Held on February 15th

Tuesday, February 15 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (via Zoom)

By invitation only. 

This event was open to URM first-year students interested in Economics. An email was sent to a list of these students who have indicated interest in Economics.

URM Meet & Greet
















Career Fair Boot Camp Held on February 8th

Tuesday, February 8 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (via Zoom)

This interactive workshop was designed for Economics majors/minors to strategize and practice their approach to networking and the interview process prior to the Spring 2022 Career Fair. 

Don’t forget to check the Career Center Event Calendar for upcoming workshops to help you with the various stages of internship and job hunting.

Career Fair Boot Camp












Inaugural Publication Celebration Held on February 2

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 | 7:30 PM 
Location: Private, off-campus location

Emory economics graduate students were invited to our inaugural Publication Celebration on Wed, Feb 2 as we celebrated Alexandra Manta’s first peer-reviewed article with the Emory affiliation while enrolled in our program. This event was by invitation only.

Publication Celebration for Alexandra Manta 

Dissertation Proposals Held in February 2022

Wisdom TakumahWisdom Takumah
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 | 1:00 PM 
Working Title: "Essays in Macroeconomics"
Alexandra MantaAlexandra Manta
Thursday, February 24, 2022 | 9:00 AM 
Working Title: “Econometrics Models with Multilayered Network Data”
Andrew SmithAndrew Smith
Friday, February 25, 2022 | 11:30 AM 
Working Title: “Essays on Healthcare Providers and Regulatory Incentives”

Professionalism Workshop Series for Second Year Graduate Students

Friday, February 4, 2022 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 PM
Location: Rich 329A
  • Led by Kaylyn Sanbower and Juan Estrada
Friday, February 11, 2022 | 3:00 PM - 4:00PM
Location: Rich 329A
  • Led by Sam Wunderly and Diego Rojas

This two-part Professionalism Workshop led by current 5th year PhD students was an opportunity for second year students to ask questions about the transition from a "student" to a "researcher". All current second year Economics graduate students were expected to attend.

Second Year Professionalism Workshop 2022






Connect-Share Faculty Happy Hour Held on October 28th

Thursday, October 28, 2021 | 5:30 PM
Location: Fritti (covered patio), 309 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307

This Connect-Share Happy Hour was intended to connect mentors and mentees from the Emory Econ and Atlanta Fed so that people can connect and share.

This event was by invitation only.