Download Economizer Autumn 2012

The Paul Heyne Lecture – Featuring: Rachel Heath!

Wednesday Nov 28 @ 5:30-7:00 pm in Thompson 125
Professor Heath will be presenting on labor markets in large manufacturing firms in developing countries, using the garment industry in Bangladesh as a case study. She’ll talk about two aspects in particular: how hiring takes place through social networks, and how the expansion of garment sector jobs has increased girls education levels.

Liberty Mutual Information Session – Actuary Position

Wednesday Nov 7 @ 4:30-5:30 pm in Thompson 135

Liberty Mutual is hiring Entry Level Actuaries and Interns at many of our offices across the United States, including the Seattle office.  If you are ready to launch your career with a Fortune 100 organization and are interested in learning more about the actuarial field, please attend our information session.

During this session we will discuss who we are and what we do at Liberty Mutual, an introduction to the role of an actuary, an overview of Liberty Mutual’s Actuarial Development Program and a Question & Answer session.  Pizza will be provided!

Class Seminar

Thursday Nov 1 @ 4:30-5:20pm in Savery 138

As you all are aware, registration period for Winter Quarter is approaching and as usual the Economics Department is offering a wide array of courses. Now, one could certainly ask how do you choose which class to register? What exactly is taught in Econ 400 or 401? Should I take ECON 482 before 483?

Come and listen to what the EUB members who (cumulatively) have taken nearly every ECON courses at UW, have to say about their favorite ECON courses!

New members’ page!

Our members’ page has been update! Check it out to learn more about us! -Includes pictures and bios.

Tutoring hours for Autumn 2012!

We are recruiting new member!

Join the EUB
for 2012-2013!

The Economics Undergraduate Board serves as a liaison between the undergraduate student body and the Economics Department faculty and staff. We are currently seeking Economics Majors with sophomore or junior standing who would be interested in being a part of the Board. We are looking for students of strong academic standing who are looking to build their leadership credentials and involvement within the department. Equally important, applicants should be organized, energetic, and motivated about all things economics!

Board members meet twice a month and are assigned to specific projects, such as the undergraduate newsletter The Economizer, career-building events, and quarterly Economics class seminars. We also provide weekly tutoring for students in introductory economics classes.

EUB activities and services are described on our website.

EUB 2012 Application Form.

 Deadline extended to may 11th

New tutoring hours!


Math Review Seminar!

Greetings from the Economics Undergraduate Board.

The EUB is hosting a “Math Review Seminar” on Thursday, April 5th at 5:30pm at Paccar hall 293.

Topics include:

Lagrange Multiplier
Linear Programming
If you need to refresh your math skills needed for 300-400 level economics courses, come join us!

Paul Heyne Seminar!

Guess what? Speaker for this quarter’s Paul Heyne Seminar is Professor Charles Nelson! A short bio. of Professor Nelson: he held various positions including Van Voorhis Professor of Political Economy, Director of the Institute for Economic Research, and served on the board of trustees of Columbia Mutual Funds. He is an author of numerous articles and books on macroeconomics, finance, and econometrics. He will address the trend and cycles of U.S economy and how far U.S economy is “underwater.”

The event is held in Allen Auditorium on March 1st (Thursday) from 6:00 to 7:30pm.

You really don’t want to miss this opportunity! Also, delicious pizza will be provided! Yum~

FYI: The presentation is geared towards undergraduate students of all majors, which means it will be less technical than any other published papers you’ve come across.