Dept - ECON

Grant-funded studies by App State analyze COVID-19’s economic impact on Northwestern NC

Grant-funded studies by App State analyze COVID-19’s economic impact on Northwestern NC
Dec 21, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University was awarded nearly $98,000 in grant funding from the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory to con...

More than 1,700 Appalachian State University graduates were conferred degrees during the university’s virtual Fall 2020 Commencement Dec. 11. This photo collage shows a handful of the numerous celebratory commencement photos shared by App State’s Class of 2020 graduates via social media.

A December to remember for App State’s more than 1,700 graduates
Dec 14, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Approximately 4,000 Appalachian Community members gathered virtually during Appalachian State University’s Fall 2020 Commencement to...

Displayed in front of the Appalachian State University sign, located in Founders Plaza on App State’s campus, are the university mace and banner, along with the banners for App State’s College of Arts and Sciences, Beaver College of Health Sciences, College of Fine and Applied Arts, Hayes School of Music, Reich College of Education, Walker College of Business and Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies. The state flag is shown at far right and the U.S. flag is pictured at far left.

More than 1,700 Mountaineer graduates to be recognized during App State’s virtual Fall Commencement
Dec 7, 2020

View original story at today.appstate.edu.As 2020 comes to a close — a year marked by the global pandemic — Mountaineers near and far will celebra...

Fans wearing masks during a college football game between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Illinois Fighting Illini on November 7, 2020 at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, ILL

Research from economics professor suggests sports fans will pay more to risk less (Coivd-19)
Dec 4, 2020

Research from Appalachian State University Professor of Economics John Whitehead recently appeared in the Forbes article, Fans Are Coming Back to...

Dr. Dave McEvoy to serve as chair of the Department of Economics in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University

McEvoy named chair in the Department of Economics
Nov 20, 2020

Dr. David (Dave) McEvoy has been named chair for the Department of Economics in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University.Dr. McE...

21 business professors named most helpful by first year students for 2019-20

21 business professors named most helpful by first year students for 2019-20
Nov 10, 2020

Each fall, Appalachian State University's Office of Student Success produces and distributes a list of its "most helpful" faculty and staff members. T...

Assistant professor of economics, Dr. Dennis Guignet (center) won the Dean’s Club Research Prize at Appalachian State University. Marketing professor, Dr. Neel Das (left), and finance professor Dr. Brandy Hadley (right) earned second place prizes

Three earn Dean's Club Research Prizes
Sep 18, 2020

Three professors in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University have earned Dean's Club Research Prizes. They are Dr. Dennis Guigne...

From top left, clockwise, are Pia Albinsson, Joseph Cazier, Bonnie Guy, John Whitehead, Rachel Shinnar, Mark Lewis and  Lakshmi Iyer

Seven earn professorships in Walker College of Business
Aug 28, 2020

Seven Appalachian State University professors have been appointed to professorships in the Walker College of Business.Four additional professors have ...

Walker College welcomes new faculty for Fall 2020 term

Walker College welcomes new faculty for Fall 2020 term
Aug 14, 2020

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University announces the appointments of nine new faculty members for the Fall 2020 term. Dep...

From left, clockwise, are App State summer business interns Wendell Addy, Callie Alexander, Ashley Brim, Logan Phillips, Haley Kimball, Sean Janes and Olivia Guillebeau

Summer internships offer practical experience, even amid global pandemic
Jun 30, 2020

The Walker College of Business emphasizes experiential learning, interdisciplinary collaboration, social engagement and value driven innovation to hel...