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Virtual Visit Day 2020

Virtual Visit Day - Thursday, April 2, 2020

This event was designed for students who were admitted to the program. 


Note that times are Central Time (CT).

9:00am - 9:15am

Department Chair's Welcome - Joseph Ferrie

To view a recording of this meeting, please click here.

9:15am - 10:15am

Overview of Graduate Program and Q&A Session by Admissions Co-Chairs - Lori Beaman & Giorgio Primiceri

To view a recording of this meeting, please click here.

Presentation starts at 12:40 mark.

10:15am - 11:15am

Sneak Preview Faculty Talks

Opportunities to Mitigate Climate Change in Developing Countries 

Seema Jayachandran


Macroeconomics and the Family

Matthias Doepke


The Great Divergence: Europe, China and long-term development

Joel Mokyr

To view a recording of this meeting, please click here.

Faculty Talks start at 1:09:58 mark.

11:15am - 2:30pm

Faculty One on One Meetings & Field Meetings with Graduate Students

Faculty and Field Meetings as assigned individually.

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Virtual Coffee Hour


Graduate student panel

This is a panel discussion with current graduate students. Watch the video here. Panelists:

Sergio Armella, Year 6, Macroeconomics

Modibo Camara, Year 4, Microeconomic Theory

Marie-Louise Decamps, Year 2, Development Economics

Anran Li, Year 2, Industrial Organization

Victoria Marone, Year 5, Industrial Organization

Laura Murphy, Year 2, Macroeconomics

Filip Obradovic, Year 1

Recorded on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.


Learn about great things to see and do in Evanston and Chicago!

Explore the opportunities for Academic and Professional Development in the department.

Understand the typical Degree Progression and Developmental Benchmarks for our program.

Review course syllabi for first year fall quarter courses:
ECON 410-1: Microeconomics
ECON 411-1: Macroeconomics
ECON 480-1: Econometrics

Read our most recent graduate program newsletter, The Graduate Connection.

Explore the home of the Economics Department, the Kellogg Global Hub and its amenities.


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