Summer 2023 Department of Economics Newsletter

The Department of Economics was proud to host the Econometrics and Optimal Transport Workshop from June 12-14, 2023. Optimal transport (OT) is the problem of transporting one distribution/shape of mass to another as efficiently as possible, relative to a given cost function. Thanks to its solid mathematical theory and recent breakthroughs in the development of efficient computational algorithms, OT-based… Read more
University of Washington is home to many opportunities for students to expand their learning outside of the classroom. Economics students have long been involved across campus, and we are proud to share some of their recent accomplishments.  The Undergraduate Research Symposium is an opportunity for undergraduates to share their research in poster sessions, panels, and individual presentations with the greater UW community.… Read more
On Tuesday, June 6th, 2023, the Department of Economics honored over 200 undergraduate and PhD degree recipients in a spectacular occasion at the Husky Union Building Ballroom at the University of Washington. The festivities were presided over by Chair Eric Zivot and the Department of Economics Faculty. Many thanks to Dr. Wing Suen (’88) – Professor and Chair of Economics at the University of Hong Kong Business School – who delivered an inspiring keynote address. We also thank the over 1000… Read more