Dear Economics alumni and friends,
I hope this newsletter finds you well and thriving in your local communities. I have been in touch with some of you this past year. I am always amazed how loyal you are towards Indiana University in general and IU Economics in particular.
It has been another great and fascinating year in the Department of Economics at IU. We were successful in hiring Ala Avoyan who earned her Ph.D. from New York University. Ala will strengthen and complement our microeconomic theory and experimental economics group.
It is always refreshing to observe how our students grow, develop, and flourish. Sure, some students struggle, but most students do well. And it is very rewarding to see how students overcome their challenges.
We are working very hard to keep our course offerings relevant. This year the department offered, for the first time, an undergraduate course on Big Data. Within days, we had a long waiting list for the course!
We hope you will check out our recently launched Department of Economics website. We now have a brand-new look on the internet.
Please let us know if you are planning to come to Bloomington again.