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Virtual Visit Day 2021

Virtual Visit Day - Thursday, April 1, 2021

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


Note that times are Central Time (CT).

9:00am - 9:15am

Welcome - Marciano Siniscalchi, Director of Graduate Studies

Unfortunately, a recording is not available.

9:15am - 10:30am

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

Unfortunately, a recording is not available. Please see the presentation slides here. (A recording of the presentation from 2020 can be found here.)

View the Q&A portion here.

10:45am - 11:45am

Graduate Student Panel, Q & A

  • Modibo Camara - Microeconomic Theory (5th year)
  • Eduardo Campillo Betancourt - Development, Labor & Public, Political Economy (4th year)
  • Eilidh Geddes - Health Economics, Industrial Organization (4th year)
  • Laura Murphy - Macroeconomics (3rd year)
  • Filip Obradovic - Econometrics (2nd year)
  • Radhika Ramakrishnan - Labor & Public Economics (1st year)
  • Udayan Vaidya - Microeconomic Theory (4th year)

To view this session, please click here (panel begins at 55:40 mark).

12:00pm - 2:30pm

Faculty One-on-One Meetings


12:00pm - 2:30pm

Admitted Student Meet Up - Hosted by Current Students


2:30pm - 4:00pm

Field Group Meetings  - Hosted by Current Students & Faculty

2:30pm - 4:00pm

Admissions Co-Chairs Zoom Rooms - Lori Beaman & Giorgio Primiceri

One on one conversations as field meetings allow.



Women in Economics - We invite all women to join this session!



Virtual Coffee Hour via Gather.Town

Economics Department


virtual Campus Tour

Stroll through campus without stepping outside. Take our online guided tour for an interactive 360-degree view of the Northwestern campus at your own convenience. In addition to academic buildings, you can see residential buildings, dining halls, athletic facilities, and more.

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

View a video of some of the Economics Department spaces in the Kellogg Global Hub, including first year student locker room, study rooms, classrooms and offices.


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.

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