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Alumni ·

Math-Econ Alumni Finding Success: Three Stories

AU math-econ alumni are passionate and driven leaders, prompting worldwide change in industries such as business, healthcare, urban studies, and climate change. Read about our alumni making their mark on the world.
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Achievements ·

CAS Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Winners Announced

This year’s Robyn Mathias Student Research Conference award winners have been announced.
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Social Sciences ·

Prestigious Gender Equality Econ Conference at AU

Leading economists will address the importance of gender analysis in economic research.
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Student Life ·

Year One Done

Freshman Economics and Political Science double major Harrison Eichelberger returns to talk about his first year experience.
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Professional News ·

A Graduate Economics Degree: Five Things You Need to Know

A degree in economics opens doors to careers in business, policy, law, technology, and a myriad of other fields. Here are five things you should know about the field and how American University’s graduate economics program can help you get there.
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Student Life ·

Gates Scholars Raise the Bar

Gates Millennium Scholarship recipients share their experiences with the program and their time at AU.
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Research ·

Debt Matters: Women Use Credit to Bridge Income Gaps, While Men Are Less Cautious

When it comes to attitudes about money, gender makes a difference in matters of debt, a new study by Economics Professor Mary Hansen finds.
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Achievements ·

First Generation, Next Generation: Yami Payano Organizes and Connects

The AUSG president is a winner of AU’s inaugural MLK Service Award.
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Research ·

Who Is Taking Care of the Caregivers?

With a Hewlett Foundation grant, Economics Professor Maria Floro leads an AU research team working to integrate caregivers into economic policymaking.
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First year student, Harrision Eichelberger in front of Kerwin Hall.

Student Life ·

First Semester Reflections

First-year student Harrison Eichelberger discusses his transition to AU
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