Alumni Spotlight: Eden Volkov

Eden Volkov is a Research Associate at the Employee Benefit Research Institute. She earned her bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Mathematics, and a master’s degree in Economics at Hunter College. She earned her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Davis.Dr. Volkov’s research interests include the effects of employer Read more…

Faculty Spotlight: Sangita Vyas

Sangita is a development economist and demographer, and her research focuses on population health, the environment, and social inequality in India. Sangita has lived and worked on and off in India since 2009, and is a research fellow at r.i.c.e., a non-profit research organization which aims to inform child health policy Read more…

CUNY Updated Vaccine Policy

As of August 23, 2021 the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine was given full FDA approval for individuals aged 16 and older. All students now have until September 27 to upload proof of vaccination into CUNYfirst. Students who fail to upload their proof of vaccination by September 27 will be subject to Read more…

Welcome Back!

The Economics Department is excited to welcome students and faculty back to campus. We know that for many students, this past year posed unique challenges with online learning, and we remain optimistic that a gradual return to campus is a sign of a long-awaited return to normalcy. This semester, the Read more…