Dept - ECON

Business students present research during App State's celebration of student research and creative endeavors

Business students present research during App State's celebration of student research and creative endeavors
Apr 14, 2021

Four Walker College of Business students will be included as part of Appalachian State University's Office of Student Research's 2021 celebration of s...

Caleb Alston

Alston named top student; 29 earn 'App State Best' honors
Apr 12, 2021

Faculty in Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business have selected App State's Best for 2021, the top students by business major and s...

Watch A Sustainable Development Strategy to Reunite the United States, a special lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

Watch A Sustainable Development Strategy to Reunite the United States, a special lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs
Apr 11, 2021

World-renowned economist, author and thought leader Dr. Jeffrey Sachs spoke to the Appalachian State University community onTuesday, March 30, 2021.Th...

The sun sets on shrimp and fishing boats dock along Raccoon Creek in Oriental.

New research considers the impact of commercial fisheries on North Carolina's economy
Mar 18, 2021

Thanks to a new, collaborative research project from faculty at Appalachian State University, Duke University, NC State University and the Univer...

Walker College professors earn grant funding from Dean's Club

Walker College professors earn grant funding from Dean's Club
Feb 8, 2021

The Walker College of Business Dean's Club has awarded innovation grants to 19  tenured and tenure track business faculty members at Ap...

Economics professor awarded National Science Foundation grant for decision research

Economics professor awarded National Science Foundation grant for decision research
Jan 21, 2021

Dr. David Dickinson, a professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Economics, was recently awarded a 3-year $400,000 grant from the Nati...

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 (Covid-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...