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Professor Georgopolous discusses Greek politics

LA&PS Economics Professor George Georgopoulos, currently in Athens, Greece, was recently featured on CNN International to give his thoughts on the political climate in Greece, shortly before the recent election for a new Prime Minister. Kyriakos Mitsotakis beat incumbent Alexis Tsipras to become Greece’s new Prime Minister on July 8, 2019.

LA&PS Internship Awards give students experience in the fields of economic and social justice

The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) Internship Awards Program grants students the opportunity to work with organizations that address issues of social and economic justice. In the program’s inaugural year, five undergraduate students received $6,000 to intern for 12 weeks during the Summer 2018 semester. The awards were sponsored through the generosity […]

York Prof shows geography is not destiny in agricultural productivity, is featured in The Economist

Economics Professor Tasso Adamopoulos has co-authored a working paper with Diego Restuccia that tries to understand why agricultural productivity is low in the developing world. The research caught the attention of The Economist, which recently featured it. Tasso Adamopoulos Adamopoulos’ team accessed records from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, analyzing high resolution spatial […]

Gordana Colby receives award for teaching excellence

  The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) celebrated excellence in teaching and research at the annual award ceremony during the first 2017-18 meeting of the Faculty Council. The Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching recognized Economics professor Gordana Colby for her commitment and dedication to students. “Our legacy lies with our exceptional […]