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UNM Department of Economics News for Alumni

The Department of Economics is now offering an Undergraduate Economics Minor through the UNM MOP's Program.  Check it out HERE

Department Good News

December Announcements 

Senior Lecturer Dave Dixon had his co-authored paper, "Social Heterogeneity, Local Capacity, and Urban Parks: Evidence from US Cities," accepted in the journal, Cities.

Assistant Professor Ben Jones and Professor of Practice John Fleck had their paper, "Shrinking Lakes, Air Pollution, and Human Health: Evidence from California's Salton Sea," accepted in the journal, Science of the Total Environment.

November Publications 

Assistant Professor Xiaoyang Wang and his co-authors have had the following paper accepted for                  publication: Xiaoyang Wang, Philip Garcia & Scott H. Irwin (2019) Is the corn futures market noisier? The impact of high frequency quoting, Applied Economics, DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2019.1696450. 

November Announcements 

Assistant Professor Jingjing Wang has been selected by the Provost's Office as an Academic Affairs General Education (AAGE) Teaching Fellow, with funding support. She will be focusing on a UNM Grand Challenge (Sustainable Water Resources), which will include developing water-related modules for ECON 2120 in the spring and summer and implementing them in fall 2020.

October Publications 

Doremus, J. M., Stith, S. S., & Vigil, J. M. (2019). Using recreational cannabis to treat insomnia: Evidence from over-the-counter sleep aid sales in Colorado. Complementary Therapies in Medicine47. 

Associate Professor Brady Horn and his co-authors have had the following paper accepted:Jessica Robinson-Papp, Judith Aberg, Emma K.T. Benn, Angela Bryan, Gabriela Cedillo, Yosuke Chikamoto, … Jeffrey Fisher. (2019). Decreasing risk among HIV patients on opioid therapy for chronic pain: Development of the TOWER intervention for HIV care providers. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications.


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