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Our programs

Economics Seminar Series: Spring 2020

Join us for a wonderful lineup of seminar speakers in Snead Hall Fridays from 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Note: Guests from outside VCU can find convenient visitor parking in the JL Lot located at 200 W. Cary Street. Please contact Ioannis Kospentaris (ikospentaris@vcu.edu) or Daniel Stephenson (stephensod@vcu.edu) with questions.

Networking & Research

Student Economics Association: Socialize and network with your peers while gaining valuable insight into future career opportunities.

Experimental Laboratory for Economics and Business Research: Work with faculty to conduct computer-mediated experiments.

VCU Center for Economic Education: Provides K-12 students with the economic knowledge and financial skills needed to thrive in today’s economy.

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond: Learn about local economic conditions and opportunities.

American Economic Association: See what issues economists nationwide are researching.

Richmond Association for Business Economics: Join local business leaders for lunch and a speaker. A great networking opportunity!

George Hoffer, emeritus professor, discusses buying the car industry in a pandemic

George Hoffer, emeritus professor, discusses buying the car industry in a pandemic

Wednesday, May 20

George Hoffer shares expertise in Forbes article.

New survey shows decline in employment has slowed since mid-April

New survey shows decline in employment has slowed since mid-April

Tuesday, May 12

Economists at VCU and Arizona State University are publishing labor market data weeks ahead of the federal government.

VCU webinar helps faculty and staff with personal finance during COVID-19 pandemic

VCU webinar helps faculty and staff with personal finance during COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, May 8

Want some encouraging and historic perspectives on this economic downturn? We got you!

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