- November 08, 2016
To better understand the connection between parental resources and college attendance you might start by looking at lottery winners.
- October 20, 2016
How and why politics and policy are failing minority groups was a central theme at the UC Santa Cruz Division of Social Sciences’ fourth annual research event, "Politics of Change?! The Social Sciences Take on 2016."
- August 22, 2016
Faculty in the Social Sciences Division at UC Santa Cruz secured more than $7.6 million in research grants during the 2015-2016 academic year, Dean Sheldon Kamieniecki announced.
- July 13, 2016
Zhang Tao, who received his masters and Ph.D. degrees in international economics from UC Santa Cruz, has been appointed deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund.
- June 14, 2016
Rob Fairlie, chair of the UC Santa Cruz economics department, has been appointed as a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
- June 02, 2016
An early graduate of the international economics Ph.D. program at UC Santa Cruz has been named to a top position at China’s central bank, a move seen as a step toward a future high-level appointment to the International Monetary Fund.
- May 20, 2016
Nirvikar Singh, UC Santa Cruz professor of economics and director of the Center for Analytical Finance, described the rapid economic success of Indians in the U.S. during a keynote address at TieCon 2016.
- March 02, 2016
A paper by UC Santa Cruz professors of economics and astrophysics has attracted widespread attention in the financial world over its analysis of the “flash crash” nearly six years ago that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunge 1,000 points in less than five minutes.
- January 06, 2016
UC Santa Cruz and UC Hastings College of the Law will offer a concurrent degree program that gives candidates a law degree and a master’s in applied economics and finance.