Steve Kania, Joven Ebio and Nick Malone field questions at the World Business Institute conference in Toronto, Ontario. Great work, everyone!
NEIU Econ students John Ebio, Steven Kania, Raidas Korsakas, Nick Malone and Bill Narankhuu will be presenting a paper, "Business Cycles and EU Integration for the Balkan Region" at the World Business Institute conference to be held in Toronto, Ontario June 10-12, 2013. This paper reflects work done with Dr. Wenz and Dr. Hegerty as part of the NEIU Research Communities program.
A brand new course, Econ 342: The Economics of Vice, will be offered in Summer II, TR evenings, and is now available for registration. We'll cover such topics as drugs, booze, gambling, and crime from an economic perspective--come join us!
Econ 314: The Development of Economic Thought, has been approved as a WIP pilot course for the fall 2013 semester and will satisfy the requirements for the Writing Intensive Program. Those of you in need of a WIP course are encouraged to register.
On Thursday April 25 the first ODE Career Evening was held in the Golden Eagles Hall. Thanks to ODE, NEIU Alumni Association, and our distinguished panel of NEIU Econ alums--Haik Ter-Nersesyan, Bracken Spencer, Almira Kadic, Justin McPhee, and Nick Magrisso for a fantastic career panel event last night! Below is a photo of the panelists.
Congratulations to Professor Hegerty, whose paper entitled "Measuring Exchange Market Pressure and its Contagion in the East African Community" was recently accepted for publication in the South African Journal of Economics!
We have been informed by one of our May 2013 Econ graduates, that there is an internship open at the Schaumburg, IL office of Scottrade, You may find more information on the internship by clicking here.
Edward F. Stuart, NEIU professor emeritus is scheduled to appear on WTTW's 'Chicago Tonight' this evening at 7pm. He will discuss President Obama's Budget.
The NEIU ODE chapter is now seeking ODE Officer Candidate Nominations for the 2013-2014 Academic Year. Nominations for the following offices will be accepted through Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 at 11:55PM. Vacant Offices include: President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. ELIGIBILITY: student candidate/nominee must be:
• a currently enrolled NEIU student; and • in good academic standing (minimum G.P.A. 2.0/4.0); and • must have successfully passed the Econ 215/217 Principles sequence. NOMINATIONS: students may become nominees for ODE office through any of the following: • nomination by a member of the NEIU Economics faculty; or • nomination by a student with a declared major/minor in Economics; or • self-nomination (encouraged)
WHERE TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS: Kindly submit your nominations (including the full name and email address of the nominee) either: • in-person to the Economics Office (346C BBH); or • via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS: 11:55 PM, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17th, 2013! Send your nomination in today.
Congratulations to our department tutor, George Harris, NEIU Econ '13, who has accepted a fully funded spot in the MA Program in Biostatistics at the University of Michigan! Great work, George.
Congratulations to our Economics Majors who made the Deans list for Fall 2012. Those who made the list are: Anthony Fontillas, Matthew Kiely, Edgar Gallo, Tomas Castrejon, Ronald Yuen, Ismet Saric, Dorothy Gicela, Eduardo Martinez, Adisa Dardagan, Arkadiusz Krynski, Andreea Vasi, Maria Pripon, Rudy Lopez, David Kang, Christopher Robledo, Nikola Rafajlovic, Gary Gillmore, George Harris, Scot Flink and Daniel Gutstein. Great job, everyone!
Professor Scott Hegerty will present at the Midwest Economics Association Conference in Ohio ths weekend. Click here for a link to the conference program
Edward F. Stuart, Professor Emeritus, NEIU is scheduled to appear on WTTW's 'Chicago Tonight' tomorrow 2/27/13. He will discuss the possible effects of the "sequester" due to hit the federal budget on Friday. Tune in at 7pm.
Congratulations to Gibran Rezavi, who will defend his doctoral dissertation tomorrow at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Mr. Rezavi taught economics course at NEIU in 2010. His dissertation is entitled, "An Empirical Inquiry Into the Development of Financial Structures and Economic Growth"
The Economics Department cordially invites all Faculty, Staff and Students to attend the following presentations by candidates for Assistant Professor of Economics.
-On Friday February 1, 2013 – 3-4pm in room BBH 325 Hardik A. Marfatia, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee will present “Estimating Inflation Dynamics in the U.K.: Evidence from Inflation-Indexed Bonds.”
-On Tuesday February 5, 2013 – 3-4pm in room BBH 325 Stephen Nicar, St. Cloud State University will present “International Effects of U.S. Government Spending Increases.”
Vote for your favorite Econ professor! Below is a message from the NEIU Honor Society about the Student Choice Awards.
1st Annual Student Choice Awards Hosted by: The Students of NEIU Vote for your favorite Professor! Dear NEIU Student: There have been many professors along our journey here at Northeastern Illinois University, who have positively influenced and motivated us to become who we are today. It is time we recognize those professors and show them our appreciation! On Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in Alumni Hall, there will be a ceremony recognizing those professors. They will be presented with a plaque, created by the students, and then celebrated with a reception afterwards with cake and refreshments. This event is open to the whole student body. All you have to do is nominate the professor you think deserves this award. A professor from each department will be receiving this recognition, so let your voice be heard and vote! You can nominate a professor at the following link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DJ2RMMX We will announce the winners in the NEIU Independent as well as in a Target Announcement Email. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, February 7th, 2013
Please join us on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 for a Department of Economics Seminar Series entitled, “The Jobless Recovery" by James DeNicco, Drexel University Candidate for Assistant Professor of Economics
3 – 4pm
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
All faculty, staff, students, and friends are welcome!
Please contact Prof. Ryan Gallagher (email@example.com) with questions
Dr. Edward F. Stuart, professor emeritus at Northeastern Illinois University will present his annual Economics Outlook at the Highlands APICS meeting this evening Thursday January 17, 2013 at 7pm.
Congratulations to Valerie Rivera, NEIU Econ '12, who is now working as Private Client Associate with Alliance Bernstein in their Global Wealth Management division!
Congratulations to recent NEIU Econ graduate James Brennen on his new position as Field Economist with the Bureau of Labor Statistics!
Professor Ryan Gallagher has had two articles accepted for future publication.
-“Shipping Costs, Information Costs, and the Sources of Industrial Co-Agglomeration”, Journal of Regional Science, forthcoming.
-“Small Homes, Public Schools, and Property Tax Capitalization” (w/ H. Kurban & J. Persky), Regional Science and Urban Economics, forthcoming.
Professor Scott Hegerty has had an article published the Autumn 2012 issue if the Baltic Journal of Economics. His article is entitled, "How integrated are the exchange markets of the Baltic Sea Region? An examination of market pressure and its contagion"
Click here for a link to the article
Please enjoy photos from the December 4, 2012 induction ceremony of Omicron Delta Epsilon. Also honored at the ceremony were visiting scholars from the Warsaw School of Economics. Click here for a link to an album of photos on our Facebook page.
Prof. Scott Hegerty has published an article in the 'African Economic and Business Review.' The article is entitled, 'Does High Inflation Lead to Increased Inflation Uncertainty? Evidence from Nine African Countries.' Click here for access to the full article. http://www.theaebr.com/issues.htm
Professor Wenz's article, "A Proposal for Incentive-Compatible Revenue Sharing in Major League Baseball," has been published in the November 2012 issue of the Journal of Sport Management. Congratulations, Professor Wenz!
Our very own Prof. Christina Ciecierski will be one of the instructors at the first 'Workshop on Mathematical and Statistical Modeling with applications in Epidemiology and Finance.' She will be speaking on health data and using the 'R' software. Best wishes Prof. Ciecierski! For information on the workshop, click here.
Prof. Scott Hegerty has had an article 'Money Market Pressure in Emerging Economies: International Contagion Versus Domestic Determinants' published in the journal 'Economic Systems' Full bibliographic details: Economic Systems 36 (2012), pp. 506-521 DOI information: 10.1016/j.ecosys.2012.05.001. Click here for a link to the journal
Edward F. Stuart, Economics professor emeritus is scheduled to appear this evening on WTTW's 'Chicago Tonight.' He will be discussing the 'Fiscal Cliff' and its possible effects. 7p.m. Channel 11.
The Sigma Chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon invites everyone to 'The Noon Seminar' on Thursday November 29, 2012. Anna Horodecka, Ph. D., Warsaw School of Economics, Poland will speak on "Transformation of the Image of Man in Contemporary Economics" Bring your lunch and enjoy and great presentation! Thursday November 29, 2012 from 12-1pm in Library 022.
Great News! Michael Wenz, Professor of Economics NEIU, joins former Governor Jim Edgar and a number of distinguished scholars at the 2012 Illinois General Assembly New Members Conference in Springfield on Tuesday, November 26. Dr. Wenz will discuss the public policy issues surrounding casinos and gambling in Illinois with the newly elected class of state legislators. Details on the conference and presenters can be found here: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/newmembers2012
The 2012 UIC Urban Forum entitled "Metropolitan Resilience in a Time of Economic Turmoil" is taking place at the UIC Forum in Chicago on Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Admissions is free for all students and faculty of Chicagoland colleges and universities.
The 2012 Forum is an opportunity for students to witness Governor Quinn, Mayor Emanuel, Cook County President Preckwinkle and mayors from around the United States together in discussion about metropolitan resilience and urban policy, as well as to participate in conversations about these real-world issues outside the classroom. If you are an Economics major or minor, and plan to attend, please let Professor Wenz know. Conference and registration information is available at www.uicurbanforum.org
Congratulations to Christina Ciecierski, Associate Profesor of Economics who was named President of the Illinois Economic Association at the associations' annual meetings in Chicago, October 19th & 20th
Here is an excellent opportunity for all students. On Thurday October 18, 2012, the Student Center for Science Engagement will hold a leadership workshop in BBH 101 from 3:00pm-4:30pm. The workshop will discuss some of the skills needed to show good leadership in any situation but with focus on the sciences. This workshop will also cover the importance of a professional development plan, the need to build character and problem solving skills, the commitment required to do research, communication skills, and charisma, among many other things. There will be some hands on exercises and hand-outs.
Thursday, October 18th, Edward Stuart, professor of economics and professor emeritus at NEIU will give a talk for the Emeritus Program at Oakton College. Professor Stuart will analyze the presidential candidates' positions on economic forecasts and growth, fiscal policy, and international economic relations.
Edward F. Stuart, profesor emeritus, is scheduled to appear this evening, October 9, 2012 on WTTW's 'Chicago Tonight.' On the agenda is the topic of rewriting the federal tax code. Tune in tonight, 7p.m. Added 10/11/12 - Click here for a video of the discussion
Professor Michael Wenz will be presenting a paper at the Illinois Economic Association annual meetings being held October 19-20 at DePaul University. The paper is entitled "Rule Changes and Incentives in the World of Hockey" and is the result a collaboration with NEIU students Eric Palacios and Charlie Rogowski and with NEIU Economics instructor Billy Foster.
If you are interested in attending the annual IEA meetings, the registration fee for students is $10. Click here for more information on the meetings registration.
The Economics faculty and the 2012-2013 officers of Omicron Delta Epsilon cordially invite all faculty, staff, students to attend a guest lecture by Matt Maloney, on Friday October 5, 2012 at 6pm in room BBH 325. The title of Mr. Maloney's presentation is "Protecting Public Health in the City of Chicago and throughout the State of Illinois."
'Matt Maloney is the Director of Health Policy of the Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago (RHAMC) formerly known as the American Lung Association of Metropolitan Chicago. Maloney develops, communicates and pursues the public policy initiatives of the organization at the local, state and federal level.' Click here to read more about Mr. Maloney. His lecture is free and open to the general public.
The Economics faculty at NEIU invites all NEIU students with an interest in Economics to become members of the international honor society, Omicron Delta Epsilon. If you meet the membership requirements listed below you may join regardless of your current major or minor. Click here for more details on membership and how to join.
Congratulations to Prof. Gallagher on the recent publication of "Estimating Local Redistributions through Property-Tax-Funded Public School Systems." Prof. Gallagher co-authored the article with Haydar Kurban and Joseph Perksy. Click here to read the article.
All students are encouraged to find out about the Ronald E. McNair Post baccalaureate scholarship program. Recruitment is happening now. For further information on this excellent program, click here.
It's time to start planning ahead for spring break 2013. Professor Edward Stuart will direct a study tour group to three important european capitals, Brussels, Frankfurt and Copenhagen over spring break 2013. Course credit will be available. Click here for a flyer and start making your plans to go now.
Congratulations to Matt Reardon who has completed an honor thesis entitled, "Making Choices Matter: A Procedural Resolution to the Problem of Democratic Citizenship" Mr. Reardon states that it is a review of literature from Political Science, Philosophy and Economics assessed in terms of its implications for the democratic regime and it's functionality with a proposal for a geographic restructuring of states that would resolve core rationality problems in mass democracy. The thesis will be cataloged and available in NEIU's library.
The Fall 2012 term begins on Saturday August 25th. Welcome to our new and returning students. If you are a currently admitted student and would still like to enroll in an economics course, please plan to attend the first day of class and let the instructor know you would like to enroll. The instructor will determine is there is space available. Course prerequisites must also be met.
All Economics alumni, majors and minors are invited to our annual picnic/potluck on Sept 8, 2012
What: A picnic/potluck for students and alumni of Economics & Geography & Environmental Studies programs along with their families.
When: Saturday September 8, 2012, 12-3pm
Where: 5450 N Saint Louis Avenue. (Grassy tree-lined area between the P.E. Building and WTTW Studios by the Solitary Oak)
Why: to connect, make friends, meet your faculty and network with other students and alumni.
This will be the 5th annual picnic and the second year Economics has participated. Over 60 people had a great time last year and this year promises to be even better. Your family and friends are welcome to come with you. Bring a dish, games or music to share. We look forward to seeing you there!
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 773-442-5690
One of our outstanding Economics alumni has informed us of a great job opportunity for recent graduates. An email with information on this job has been sent to everyone on the Economics NEIUport group. If you missed the email and are interested in more information, please send an email to email@example.com.
Professor Emeritus Edward F. Stuart appeared on WTTW's Chicago 'Tonight' and discussed the upcoming tax and spending changes. Click here to watch a video.
Congratulations to our Economics students on the Dean’s list for Spring 2012.
Mike Wenz, Assistant Professor of Economics will be Acting Chair of Economics and Geography & Environmental Studies for the 2012-2013 Academic year, begining July 1, 2012 while Professor Erick Howenstine serves as Presidential Fellow for President Sharon Hahs.
The Department of Economics announces two new Economics courses now open for enrollment this coming Fall 2012:
-Econ 338: Applications in Health Economics,
Fridays 5:40-8:20 PM with Professor Ciecierski, CRN #16059
Students who enroll in this course are encouraged to share a active interest in public policy, health policy and/or tobacco use.
-Econ 341: Behavioral Economics,
Thursdays 7:05-9:45 PM with Professor Foster, CRN #16032
We are very proud to announce Professor Ciecierski's conference presentation and guest faculty lecture during the month of May.
On May 9th Professor Ciecierski was a guest faculty lecturer at Northwestern Illlinois University in Chicago. Her lecture was entitled "Global tobacco: Control and Prevention."
More recently Professor Ciecierski along with Brian Hitsman, Joseph Kang, Marian Gidea, professor of Mathematics at NEIU presented “Sociodemographic Disparities in Cancer Risk Behaviors among U.S. College Students: Results from the Spring 2008 NCHA”, at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American College Health Association”, Chicago, IL. May 28-June 1, 2012.
For those who attended the retirement reception for Professor Edward Stuart and those who had to miss it, click here to view the slide show that was played at the reception.
All Economics students are cordially invited to attend a lively informational meeting concerning the Economics program at NEIU featuring:
- A presentation by 2012 NEIU Economics graduate Jacob Fuchs
-A Panel Discussion on advising services for Econ Majors/Minors
- Omicron Delta Epsilon registration and officer elections for 2012-13.
Festivities will begin with the advising session at 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 26 in BBH 325.
The advising panel will include Professors Christina Ciecierski, Ryan Gallagher, Edward Stuart and Mike Wenz and will address:
(1) the requirements for a major and minor degree in Economics at NEIU (on-the-spot major/minor declaration will be available);
(2) how a "concentration" in a particular field offered by the Economics program at NEIU may help you;
(3) the importance of joining the NEIU Economics Honor Society, Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) ("on the spot" registration will be available).
Please feel free to come with questions concerning the current Economics program at NEIU, a career in Economics and/or next steps in continued higher education!
Jacob will share his job search experiences and discuss how NEIU helped him land a fascinating position with Health Riders, a global non-profit organization. Jacob's talk will begin at 2:45.
ODE Election Procedures will begin at 3:15. Candidates will make brief introductions, followed by elections. All Econ majors are eligible to participate in the ODE elections, even if they have not been formally admitted to ODE. Registration forms will be available on site.
Remember to reserve your spot today! Please come for as much or as little as you're able.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 773-442-5690 asap.
Please invite fellow students and friends! Refreshments will be provided.
Official Call for Nominations of Candidates for ODE Officers for the 2012-2013 Academic year. Nominations for the following offices will be accepted through Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 4:00PM. Vacant Offices include: President, 1st-Vice-President, 2nd-Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
ELIGIBILITY: the student candidate/nominee must be: a currently enrolled NEIU student; and in good academic standing (minimum G.P.A. 2.0/4.0); and must have successfully passed the Econ 215/217 Principles sequence.
NOMINATIONS: Students may become nominees for ODE office through any of the following:
nomination from a current member of the NEIU Economics faculty; or nomination by a fellow student with a declared major or minor in Economics; or self-nomination.
WHERE TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS: Kindly submit your nominations (including the full name and email address of the nominee) either: in-person to the Economics Office (346C BBH); or via email to email@example.com. Please also provide a very brief (1-2 sentence) explanation of why you believe the candidate nominated will make a great officer.
THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS: 4:00 PM ~ TUESDAY, APRIL 24th, 2012!
SAVE THE DATE: The Election of ODE Officers for the 2012-2013 Academic Year will be held on Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 3:00PM in room BBH 325 (directly after the 2012 Econ Advising Panel/Student Seminar Presentation).
Econ Students at the Student Research Symposium Friday April 13. Angela Olah will be presenting Competition, Sustainability and Preservation: Objectives of the EU Tourism Sector at 11:15. Harry Bergman, Kyle Gundlach, Luis Trani, Jacob Connor, and Eric Palacios will be presenting their work on Casinos, Crime, and Employment at 9:40. Matt Reardon will be presenting his work on the optimal role of the state at 1:00. We hope all can attend. Click here for more info: http://www.neiu.edu/~srcas/Program_2012.pdf
Special Announcement from Prof. Ciecierski, Gallagher and Wenz to all students, alumni and friends of the Economics program at NEIU.
This summer, Edward F. Stuart, Professor of Economics at NEIU will officially retire after many years of service to Northeastern Illinois University.
We request the honor of your presence at a reception honoring Professor Stuart which will be held on Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 4:30PM in Lech Walesa Hall (located on the main campus at NEIU).
IMPORTANT: in effort to enhance the celebration of Dr. Stuart's accomplishments, we are very actively and anxiously seeking copies of any photos, short film clips, quotes and/or written recollections from those who have something to share from their "days with Dr. Stuart". Please do take the time to submit these to the NEIU Economics Department Office (via email, fax or post) before Weds., April 25th, 2012. Our contact information is as follows:
Department of Economics room 346C-BBH
5500 N. St. Louis Ave
Chicago, IL. 60625
We very much hope to see you at this very special reception. Your family and friends are more than welcome to attend with you.
Prof. Edward Stuart is scheduled to appear this evening on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight at 7pm. He will be discussing the "Warren Buffett rule."
The Economics faculty congratulations the Econ Majors on the Dean's list for Fall 2011.
Prof. Ryan Gallagher, Prof. Mike Wenz, and Economics majors Harry Bergman and Luis Trani are headed to the Southern Regional Science Association meetings during spring break next week to present research on Casinos, Gambling, and Economic Development. Click here for a conference program.
Photos from the 2012 ODE induction cermony are now available. Please click here to enjoy a slideshow.
All are welcome to attend a presentation by Dr. Scott Hegerty assistant professor of Economics candidate. Dr Hegerty will present "Exchange Market Pressure, Commodity Prices, and Contagion in Latin America" on Friday February 24, 2012 from 3-4pm in room BBH 325
Last night's induction ceremony of Omicron Delta Epsilon was inspiring! Congratulations to the newest members! Thank you also to our guest speakers NEIU alum William Foster, CAS Associate Dean, Dr. David Leaman and Professor Emeritus, Dr. Durward Hofler. Check back soon as photos will be posted from the evening.
All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend a presentation by Assistant Professor of Economics candidate, Dr. Christian Nsiah on Friday February 17, 2012 from 3-4pm in room BBH 325. Dr. Nsiah will present on "The Impact of Financial Services Development on Remittances to Africa and the America's."
On Wednesday evening, February 15th, 2012 there will be an induction ceremony for the new members of the Economics honor society Omicron Delta Epilson. The ceremony will take place in the lower level classroom of the NEIU Library (Main Campus). The gathering will start at 6pm with the Program beginning promptly at 6:30pm. All students currently majoring or minoring in Economics and all alumni of the Economics program are cordially invited to participate in this very noteworthy event. For more information, please contact the Department of Economics, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Best wishes also to Professor Mike Wenz who is traveling next week to the Western Regional Science Association annual meeting in Poipu, Hawaii to present his paper, "What should we ask next about casino gambling and economic development?"
Best wishes to Professor Ciecierski as she travels to Poland next week to present the report 'The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Poland' along with her co-authors.
Professor Mike Wenz has received word that his paper entitled, "A Proposal for Incentive-Compatible Revenue Sharing in Major League Baseball" will be published in Issue 26 of the Journal of Sport Management. A link will be posted as soon as it is available.
Jacqueline M. Ward instructor of Environmental Economics at NEIU will attend the event: "Advocacy Training: Financial Issues and the Future of Coal" January 10th and 11th at NYU School of Law. Click here to visit the event website.
Professor Ryan Gallagher is a co-author of the article, "A Beginner's Guide To Creating Small-Area Cross-Tabulations." The article appears in Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research, Volume 12, Number 3, 2011.
Join Professor Edward Stuart for a journey to "Old" and "New" Europe: Germany and Poland. The trip dates are March 16-26, 2012. Tour sites include Hamburg, Germany, Berlin Germany and Warsaw, Poland. Contact Professor Stuart for more information, email@example.com.
The FDIC’s Financial Management Scholars Program is a 10-week paid summer internship
program. Read more to find out about this great opportunity!
Business and Economics Forum, November 10 at 3:00, BBH Lecture Room 1. Omicron Delta Epsilon is hosting a forum on the state of the economy. Professors Stuart, Wenz, Thompson and Rezvanian will hold a panel discussion. All are welcome to attend!
On November 15 from 11:30am to 4:30pm students can learn about public service careers in an agriculture setting. From 12-3pm the USDA Agency will hold a Faire in the Village Square and from 3:10-4:10pm the USDA Career Panel will be the in Golden Eagles Hall. All are welcome to attend.
Jacqueline Ward, Economics instructor at NEIU, will attend "The Slate Conference at the University of Chicago, October 13th and 14th. The conference brings together like minded individuals who are forging new paths with the application and implementation of technology in teaching and learning. The conference website is at http://slategroup.uchicago.edu/conference_who.html .
Edward Stuart, professor of Economics at NEIU, is scheduled to appear on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" this evening at 7pm. The discussion will be about the stock markets being down and the double dip recession. Let us know if you tune in to the discussion.
An article on the spring 2011 Central Europe trip, lead by Dr. Ed Stuart, professor of Economics at NEIU, was published in the NEIU International Programs Fall 2011 Newsletter. Click here to read the article.
Edward F. Stuart, Professor of Economics is scheduled to appear on 'Chicago Tonight ' around 7:10pm this evening to talk about the current economic/financial situation as part of a roundtable discussion.
Econ majors Ralph Gozun, Vincent Thomas and Ronald Yuen presented research at the 19th Annual NEIU and College of Arts and Sciences Student Research and Creative Activities Symposium today. Their topic was "The Effect of Financial Aid Type on Student Retention and Academic Performance at NEIU." Congratulations! We are proud of their achievement as we are proud of all our student's achievements!
Mr. Gibran Rezavi, NEIU instructor for 'Money and Banking' will receive the Oscar Miller Award for Excellence in Teaching in a cermony tonight. Congratulations, Mr. Rezavi!
Professor Mike Wenz has a paper out in the latest issue of Chance entitled "Tackling the Chart: Two-Point Conversions and Team Differences in Football" co-authored with Joren Skugrud. The paper applies some economics and econometrics to understanding football strategy. Please take a look.
The International Business Conference at NEIU is scheduled for February 28-March 1st. The focus this year is East-Central Europe. Please take advantage of the conference offerings. The conference schedule and a video are provided in the links below.
Conference Schedule: http://www.neiu.edu/~bschool/ECEIBC11.htm
Edward Stuart, Professor of Economics at NEIU is scheduled to appear on WTTW's 'Chicago Tonight' on Tuesday February 15, 2011.
All NEIU students are invited to attend "Actuarial Career Day at Allstate Corporate"
RSVP by Feb. 10th to Barbara Cosentino, Career Services, B-Cosention@neiu.edu by submitting your resume (subject line: Actuarial Day)
Where: Allstate Corporate Headquarters, 2775 Sanders Road, Northbrook
When: Friday, March 25, 2011, 9am-2:30pm
What to bring: Your resume, somethin to take notes with, and your questions about Allstate and actuarial careers.
How to Dress: Business Casual