Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Attention Students: Want to make some $$$$?

Working on a paper regarding income inequality? Why not win some money for it? The Fraser Institute is sponsoring a student essay contest with the Lotte and John Hecht Memorial Foundation.

First place earns $1,000 and second $750. Entries are due June 30, 2012 and are made online. For more information go to

Congrats to Senior Chris Kwaramba

We are pleased to announce that Roanoke College Economics Major Chris Kwaramba has been accepted to Virginia Tech's MBA program for next year. Several of our seniors have applied for graduate programs, including those in economics, law, and business.  We will keep everyone up to date on acceptances as the semester continues.

If you, our alumni, are currently in graduate school or are getting ready to go, please fill out our alumni surveys at the top of this blog to keep us up to date on what is new with you.

Friday, February 10, 2012

February Virginia Consumer Sentiment and Price Expectations

Dr. Alice Louise Kassens, working with the IPOR, released the February Virginia Consumer Sentiment numbers and information on price expectations.

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