Undergraduate students interested in learning more about economic research are invited to apply for Promoting Achievement and Diversity in Economics (PADE) a special program offered by the Economics Department: applications are due August 1st! PADE is a year-long program designed to increase diversity within the economics profession by supporting students from historically under-represented groups. The program offers weekly study sessions and professional development opportunities for students who might consider graduate study in economics or a related field. For more information, email
On Thursday, April 6, the Maryland Center for Economics and Policy co-hosted a panel discussion on the Future of Work, together with the student organization Maryland Discourse.
The U.S. labor market is being reshaped by globalization and technological changes. How are computers and machines changing the jobs that people do? Are trade and immigration taking jobs away from American workers or contributing to the vibrancy of the American economy? What labor market policies are best for the American worker and the American consumer in our changing world? A distinguished panel addressed these and related issues: