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Rhyming the Econ Way

Undergraduate students in Dr. Basu Roy’s ECO 165 (Principles of Microeconomics) class were given an optional bonus assignment to write an econ-themed poem. Although the assignment was not compulsory, several interesting entries were received. Students took it up as a …

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Rockonomix Rocks the Economics Department

Students in Dr. Basu Roy’s Principles of Macroeconomics classes got the opportunity to participate in this year’s Rockonomix national competition.  Rockonomix is a group-based project where students are instructed to write new (economics theme based) lyrics to a popular song …

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Suggested Summer Reading for Economics Students

I know, I know, classes just ended and you’re already wondering how you’ll get your economics fix this summer.  No worries – the Suggested Summer Reading for Economics Students is now available! By the way, if you read something not on …

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Dr. Self earns MSU Foundation Award for Excellence in Research

Congratulations to Dr. Sharmistha Self, who was presented with an MSU Foundation Award for Excellence in Research at the 2015 MSU All-Faculty Recognition Reception.  Foundation Awards are presented annually to full-time faculty members in recognition of excellence in the areas of …

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Student Price Index Interview

A few weeks ago I posted about the Student Price Index developed by the Economics Club. Dr. C. Patrick Scott and three students from the Club – Renee Sanders, Connor Klein, and Kohl Juranas – were recently interviewed about the …

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Economics Major Among Students Recognized with Citizen Scholar Award

Six students were selected for the 2014 Citizen Scholar Award based on their dedication to the Public Affairs Mission of Missouri State University through coursework, activities, and service-learning opportunities.  One of this year’s winners is Jordan McGee, an Economics and Organizational …

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