Two faculty members from Virginia Tech examine how consumer and producer behavior relate to food and nutrition.
Jim Hahn, a professor of economics at Washington and Lee University, has been named president-elect of the United States Society for Ecological Economics.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the winners of the 2016 Governor’s Challenge in Economics and Personal Finance.
Neither Bernie Sanders, the self-described democratic socialist, nor Donald Trump, the self-described terrific businessman, knows squat about economics.
Bernie Sanders wants to stay on message. So his presidential campaign has focused on economic issues. The American economy is rigged, Sanders says.
In recent years, the MBA program at EMU has been developing a defined identity around its long-held emphasis on business leadership.
A think piece by Walter Frick at Harvard Business Review draws a line in the inequality debate.
Michael A. Anderson, the Robert E. Sadler Professor of Economics at Washington and Lee University, and Martin H. Davies, assistant professor of economics, have been awarded a United States International Trade Commission (USITC) government research contract for work on the organization’s India Trade Project.
Housing is part of the economic infrastructure of local communities and it is intertwined with other key economic components including construction, finance, property management, legal services, and professional services.
A common negative stereotype of the conventional “pot-smoking Republican” variety of libertarian is their condescending dismissal of anyone who disagrees with them as “not understanding economics.”
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Monday the winners of the 2015 Governor’s Challenge in Economics and Personal Finance.
Rob Straughan, associate dean and professor of business administration/marketing at Washington and Lee University’s Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics, has been named the next dean of the Williams School.
Economists are not famed for their romantic insights. But a new study by two University of Virginia economists, Leora Friedberg and Steven Stern, has found quantitative evidence of love.
Virginia Tech research shows how stock ownership levels can influence executives’ pursuit of risky strategies abroad
Compensation for senior corporate executives typically includes shares of the company’s stock in addition to base salary, bonuses, and various benefits and perks.
An associate professor of economics at Bridgewater College has published an account of a quarrelsome 1984 poultry strike at the Marval plant in Dayton, Va.
A new $2.5 million federal grant will support two University of Virginia economists and a team of colleagues who are revolutionizing how to measure the effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation services.
A recent discovery challenges conventional thought that volcanoes are caused when plates that make up the planet’s crust shift and release heat.
Research shows a growing concern for online privacy, but Internet users give up personal information every day in exchange for the convenience and functionality of a variety of online services.
UVA President Teresa A. Sullivan said the school’s guide to its future, the Cornerstone Plan, made good progress in its first year.
The rough-skinned newt is easily one of the most toxic animals on the planet, yet the common garter snake routinely eats it.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia recently gave final approval for Virginia Tech’s new Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience.
For a second-straight season, every incoming lacrosse player at VMI completed their first week on Post following Matriculation. The Keydet lacrosse team gained 17 members of the Class of 2015+3 in advance of head coach Brian Anken’s fifth season at the Institute.
Ann Morning, associate professor of sociology at New York University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Sept. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.
Two Bridgewater College students who achieved superior academic standards and good campus citizenship have been selected as recipients of the John W. and Lurene M. Durna Endowed Scholarship.
Ending the Drug War and legalizing marijuana would save us at least $15 billion per year at the Federal level and at least another $25 billion at the state and local level.
A business expo designed to help connect Bridgewater College students with local businesses and residents will be held Sept. 3 from 3-6 p.m. at the Funkhouser Center on the college campus.
Bridgewater College welcomes 11 new full-time faculty members for the 2014-15 academic year.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 1.14 million visitors to Shenandoah National Park in 2013 spent $72.4 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 889 jobs in the local area.
It was Adam Smith, the Wealth of Nations Adam Smith, who argued in 1776 that the daily operations of a firm are run by “principal clerks” who are essentially homogenous and interchangeable, whose “labour of inspection and direction may be either altogether or very nearly the same.” Which is another way of saying, when looking at UVA football in 2014, that the program is no better or worse off with Mike London as coach, somebody else as coach, or the proverbial empty chair, at least from an economics perspective.
Will Hammer was confirmed on the Sixth District congressional ballot by the Virginia State Board of Elections last week.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., lost his battle with Randolph-Macon economics professor Dave Brat for re-nomination to the ballot in the Seventh Congressional District in Virginia Tuesday, a political stunner that sent shock waves down both sides of the aisle.
Lucinda Marshall Segneri never seems to sit still, and she will be visiting her hometown to share five books that have been recently released (which encompass just three of her many interests).
Seventh District Republican congressional nomination candidate Dave Brat responded today to the breaking news that the Republican Party of Virginia has hired a political operative as executive director whose firm is apparently under contract with incumbent Congressman Eric Cantor.
Five Bridgewater College alumni will be honored as part of the college’s annual Alumni Weekend celebration April 11 – 13.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 15.2 million visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2012 spent $902 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 12,168 jobs in the local area.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 1.2 million visitors to park name in 2012 spent $76 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 945 jobs in the local area.
Many of the most commonly cited remedies for improving educational test scores—shrinking class sizes, boosting teacher salaries or hiring teachers with advanced degrees—actually have little power to predict Standards of Learning (SOL) pass rates, says a Longwood University economist.
The Ken Cuccinelli for governor campaign released a new ad today claiming that Terry McAuliffe’s support for the bipartisan transportation plan passed by the General Assembly earlier this year will help force a tax increase.
Gov. Bob McDonnell today announced the winners of the 2013 Governor’s Challenge in Economics and Personal Finance. Preliminary online rounds attracted 2,172 high school students from across Virginia, with 160 students qualifying for the day-long championship competition at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) on April 17 where the following teams prevailed: