Undergraduate Program News

Economics students accepted into University of Chicago Summer Programming

Congratulations to Economics PhD student Ayush Gupta, who will attend this year’s Price Theory Summer Camp, an intensive one-week program hosted by The University of Chicago’s Becker Friedman Institute for Economics with the goal of introducing Economics PhDs to price theory.   An additional congratulations to undergraduate Economics student Zifan Huang, who is among a 45-student cohort accepted to this […]

BA/MA Alana Motley wins 2024 Initiative on Cities Student Prize

The Economics Department is proud to announce that the Boston University Initiative on Cities has awarded the 2024 Initiative on Cities Student Prize to Alana Motley, a BA/MA student in Economics. This honor is awarded annually to an exceptional undergraduate scholar graduating with a minor in urban studies. The Initiative on Cities states: “Congratulations! Your […]

BU Econ’s Fed Challenge Team goes to DC and meets Fed Chair Powell

BU’s College Fed Challenge Team attended the Fed Challenge open house on February 9th. The Federal Reserve Bank of the United States sponsors the College Fed Challenge, which it describes as a team competition for undergraduate students. Teams analyze economic and financial conditions and formulate a monetary policy recommendation, modeling the Federal Open Market Committee. […]