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  • The Financial Engineer, a ranking organization, released its 2015 Financial Economics Rankings recently. The Financial Economics dual degree offered by the Department of Economics and the Business School was ranked Number 8.
  • Assistant Professor of Economics Andrew Friedson was awarded the Richard Musgrave Prize​ on November 13, 2014. This prize is given to the most outstanding paper in the National Tax Journal yearly. This year, it was Ranking Up by Moving Out: The Effect of the Texas Top 10% Plan on Property Values,” which Profesor Friedson co-authored with Kalena Cortez at Texas A&M. 
  • CU Denver Assistant Professor of Economics ​Hani Mansour, along with CU Boulder Associate Professor of Economics Terra McKinnish, published a paper on the economics of age gaps and marriage. The paper was published in the Review of Economics and Statistics.
  • CU Denver student Jacob Clark, an Economics major, has graduated as a part of CU Denver's Semester in Beijing program in China. Two years ago, he began the program and has since completed four semesters in Beijing.
  • Steven Medema, PhD, Economics Professor and University Honors and Leadership Director, was recognized as a Distinguished Professor by CU President Bruce D. Benson.

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