Brad Sturgill's Research Published in Structural Change and Economic Dynamics

Brad Sturgill and coauthor John Dawson recently published an article titled “Market Institutions and Factor Shares Across Countries” in Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.

Marc St-Pierre & Aaron Elrod's Research Published in Journal of Public Economic Theory

Marc St-Pierre and Aaron Elrod recently published an article titled “The Perverse Effect of Environmental Regulation on Emissions: The Role of Product-Mix Changes” in Journal of Public Economic Theory. The authors construct a theoretical framework for understanding the relationship between environmental regulation and product mix, which is currently lacking in the literature. They then use this framework to identify general cases in which environmental regulation leads to an increase in emissions. Their findings provide practical policy implications for environmental regulatory agencies.

Ashley Stewart to join St. Louis Fed

Ashley Stewart, a senior Economics major and Mathematics minor from Belvidere, TN, will begin work in July as a Research Assistant (RA) at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The Federal Reserve’s RA program, widely regarded as a bridge to top Ph.D. programs in Economics, is a highly selective program that offers two-year positions to bachelor’s degree holders, allowing them to work closely with top economists at all branches of the Federal Reserve system.


Economics Alumni Serve as DataLab Instructions

Sewanee Economics Alumni Joe Brew C’08 and Ben Brew C‘12 returned to The Mountain this past summer to serve as instructors in the newly launched Sewanee DataLab. Inspired by Rayid Ghani’s C’99 original DataLab at the University of Chicago, the Sewanee DataLab’s first summer institute allowed 18 aspiring social change makers to learn marketable data skills while working on projects designed to generate positive social change. 


Sewanee Economics Majors Take Their Next Steps

Economics majors Gracie Evans C’21, Edgar Huerta C’21 and Sam Kebede C’21, share where they’re headed after graduation and how their time at Sewanee helped them find their path forward.