UES has a great mix of academic and professional events. Be sure to check out our upcoming events to see if there is something that interests you!
Senior Thesis Presentations (Thursday, May 25, 5:00-6:30pm -- Kellogg Global Hub 1410), featuring:
- Aaron Banks -- Demarcation
- Asteris Dougalis -- What Are the Effects of Police Traffic Stops on Mental Health?
- Ben Lualdi -- Right-to-Work and the Law of Decreasing Credibility
- Elena Maberry -- Effects of Privatization on Public Service Quality: Evidence from an Environmental Justice Analysis of the U.S. Correctional System
- Mili Shah -- Did Covid-19 Widen the Income Achievement Gap? The Differential Impacts of Remote Learning on Student Test Scores in the United States
- Hank van der Goes -- The Aqua Augusta in Roman Pompeii: A Social Save or a Social Spend?
- Melinda Xu -- The Impact of Telemedicine on Health Equity in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment
Economics History Talk (Wednesday, May 17, 5:30-6:30pm -- Annenberg G15), featuring Prof. Joel Mokyr and Prof. Walker Hanlon
- The panel will be an opportunity to learn about the field of economic history as well as some 300-level electives offered by the economics department.
Guide to Fall Registration: Economics Professor and Class Tips Panel (Thursday, May 11, 6-7pm -- Kellogg Global Hub 1410), with Womxn in Economics
- The event will feature both professors and students talking about the ECON courses being offered in Fall 2023.
Economics Professor x Student Social (Wednesday, May 10, 11:30-1pm -- Kellogg Global Hub 3322, 3rd floor Light Court)
- Get to know other Economics students and professors in a casual setting. Lunch will be provided.
Alternative Career Paths in Economics Alumni Panel (Wednesday, April 5, 3-4pm -- via Zoom), with the Waldron Student-Alumni Connections Program
- The Undergraduate Economics Society is hosting an Alternate Careers Panel in which Weinberg students can learn about various non-finance and non-consulting career paths to choose out of college. Our panelists work in a wide range of fields including sports management and media, healthcare, marketing and product management, education, and tech.
Introduction to Careers in Finance (Tuesday, February 14, 6-7pm -- Annenberg G15)
- Northwestern seniors who have undergone finance recruitment and been involved with a finance internship will share their experiences and answer questions about how students interested in finance should prepare. (This event will be geared towards first years, but is open to anyone interested.)
GPRL Information Session (TBD), featuring Professor Nancy Qian
- The Global Poverty Research Lab (GPRL) is a hub for research on developmental economics. Learn more about what it is and how students can get involved with research.
Careers in Consulting (TBD)
- Learn about what a career in consulting entails from a panel of consultants currently working in the field, and come with some questions of your own.
Alternate Career Paths in Economics (~Week 8 or 9; date and location TBD)
- This panel will provide economics students with an opportunity to learn more about the various career paths open to them, from law to marketing to education and more.
Electives in Economics (Thursday, November 3, 7-8pm -- Tech LR4)
- An opportunity to ask questions and learn about 300-level economics electives from a panel of professors and students.
Economics Student Social (Thursday, October 17, 7-8pm -- Lakefill Firepit)
- Get to know other economics students as we kick off the new school year. This is a joint event with WIE, NET, and FLO.
Calculus Review (Thursday, September 22, 6-7pm -- Harris Hall L07)
- Review some of the key calculus concepts that are most often used in Northwestern economics courses with former UES President Daniel Luo.
Senior Thesis Presentations (Friday, May 20, 4-6pm), featuring:
- Nicole Manning -- The Insider Effect: CEO Employment History and Firm Performance, 1990 to 2021
- Andrew Hinchberger -- Feasibility of Grid-Scale Battery Energy Storage Systems: Simulation Evidence from the California Electricity Market
- Daniel Luo -- You Lie, I Leave: Believing Dynamic Cheap Talk under Receiver Commitment
- Tony Hao -- The effect of having children on gender inequality in the labor market: Evidence from the China Family Panel Studies
- Cara Hu -- How do different factors affect the probability of SPAC merger success after it enters a Definitive Agreement?
End-of-Year Student & Faculty Social (Tuesday, May 10, 6-7:30pm)
Faculty Panel: The Economics of the War in Ukraine (Tuesday, May 3, 6-7:30pm), featuring:
- Joel Mokyr (Robert H. Strotz Professor of Economics)
- Efraim Benmelech (Henry Bullock Professor of Finance & Real Estate, Kellogg)
- Walker Hanlon (Associate Professor of Economics)
- Moderated by Daniel Luo (Economics & Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences, ’23)
Consulting Networking Event (Tuesday, April 12, 6-7pm)