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Trump and the Issues

CASCADE article featuring EC faculty members Anca Cristea, Mark Thoma, & Tim Duy

The president himself may have said it best: “History is watching us now.”

Those were Donald J. Trump’s words in July, when he became the Republican nominee for president at the party’s national convention in Cleveland. Now the Trump presidency is well under way, with an ambitious lineup of policies and proposals that trigger broad questions about the future of America.

Social scientists in the College of Arts and Sciences—three from political science, three from economics—were asked to dissect

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2017-2018 Scholarships

Funding for the 2017-2018 academic year is now available for two scholarships! 

Please apply by April 30, 2017.

Grace Miller Economics Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to encourage and support an academically strong UO undergraduate economics major who is an Oregon resident and who has demonstrated an interest in teaching. The scholarship is $2,500 and may be used for all standard educational expenses including tuition, fees, books, miscellaneous supplies, and room and board.  Up to four awards may be given in any academic year.

The selection of the recipient(s) shall be based on

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Best Wishes to the Class of 2017!

UO Econ Seniors with Ben Hansen and Glen Waddell.  #UOECON2017