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Economics major is reclassified as STEM


January 23, 2020

The internal decision to recognize economics as a STEM program due to its focus on quantitative analysis will increase U.S. visa durations for international students in the major.

Column: The economic case for going vegan

Column: The economic case for going vegan


November 21, 2019

The decision whether or not to eat a vegan diet depends on preference, accessibility, and other externalities such as moral and environmental costs. How could Middlebury dining halls influence students' decisions?

Ask Tré

Ask Tré


November 14, 2019

If you had the power to change one thing about Middlebury College campus culture today, what would it be and why?

The economics of reproductive rights

The economics of reproductive rights


October 31, 2019

Professor Caitlin Myers' research quantitively analyzes the effects of access to reproductive care.

Up close with Economics Professor Martin Abel

Abel has worked with the Saudi Arabian and South African governments to improve job opportunities for women and young people.


October 17, 2019

Professor Abel discussed his personal background and interests in Economics and offers advice to students thinking of entering the field.

Rethinking Economics: Student-led initiative aims to increase diversity in economics classes

Economics Department Chair John Maluccio spoke about the benefits of diversity in the economics profession.


October 10, 2019

A new student club hopes to inform people about the broad scope of economics and increase the accessibility of lesser-known student resources.

Staff Appreciation: Amy Holbrook


January 24, 2019

Amy Holbrook is Middlebury’s hidden gem.

Panelists Talk Careers for Econ Majors

By Will DiGravio

November 18, 2015

On Thursday, Nov. 12, the Center for Careers and Internships (CCI), in partnership with both the Economics Society and the Department of Economics, hosted the latest event in its field guide series entitled “Beyond Wall Street: A Field Guide for Economics Majors.” Now in its second year, the series...

Econ. Faculty Stretched Thin

By Caroline Agsten

February 25, 2015

Due to the deficit of available professors and the overwhelming popularity of the major, the Economics Department has been unable to accommodate many students trying to register for classes at all levels at the beginning of this spring term. While limited capacity has always been an issue for this departm...

Econ Lecture Addresses Inequality

By Claire Abbadi

October 1, 2014

Twilight Auditorium was packed on Wednesday, Sept. 24 to hear William M. Rodgers III give the fall 2014 David K. Smith Economics lecture entitled “Will the Economic Boom of the 1990s, known as the ‘Roaring 1990’s’ ever return.” The David K. Smith Lecture series was established in the early 19...

College Drops Finance Courses

By Isabelle Dietz

April 17, 2013

At the end of the 2012-2013 academic year, Alan R. Holmes Professor of Monetary Economics Scott Pardee will finish his term as professor and instead take on the role of Education in Action (EIA) Emeritus Faculty Fellow. Pardee is currently the only economics professor who teaches finance courses, and...

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