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UO Economics alumnus awarded TPUG Dissertation Award

We are proud to announce that former graduate student Taylor McKenzie received the 2017 Transportation and Public Utilities Group (TPUG) dissertation award.  TPUG is an international forum for researchers in the economics and public policies in the transportation and public utilities industries.  It is one of the oldest associations within the American Economics Associations.  Taylor’s dissertation used Bayesian techniques to estimate firm specific and time varying markups, scale elasticities, productivity and technological efficiency in the railroad markets.  He received his degree in


CAS Scholarship Application – OPEN NOW!

The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting online applications for the following scholarships and fellowships for 2018-2019:

Mildred Braaten Archibald Scholarship Fund in Science and Mathematics Mary Chambers Brockelbank Endowed Assistance Fund Norman Brown Graduate Fellowship Hazel Leonard Buck Scholarship College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Scholarship College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship Clarence and Lucille Dunbar Scholarship Henry V. Howe Scholarship Hildegard Kurz Foreign Language Scholarship John L. and Naomi Luvaas Graduate Fellowship Miller Family Graduate Award in


Best Wishes to the Class of 2018!

UO Econ Seniors with Ben Hansen and Glen Waddell.