UC Davis economist Giovanni Peri has spent close to two decades researching the impacts of immigration on local labor markets. His findings: local economies grow with an influx of immigrants and decline when they leave.
Hundreds of Economists to Gather at UC Davis
June 18, 2018
Dea Monfort (B.A., economics and international relations, ’87) was elected June 13 to a one-year term as executive board president of the AFSCME Local 1902 chapter for retired Southern California water employees.
Close to 500 economics scholars from around the globe will gather at UC Davis beginning Thursday, June 21, for the four-day 2018 North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society. This is the first time that UC Davis has been the host for a meeting of the Econometric Society, the preeminent international society of academic economists and publisher of three scholarly journals.
Ryan Calbreath (Political Science-Public Service and Economics '18)
May 10, 2018
Finding an Exciting Career in Law, Education, Advertising and More — by Way of East Asia
East Asian studies explores a vibrant region that contains the second and third largest world economies, some of the longest lasting civilizations, and more than a quarter of the world’s population.
Ryan Calbreath, Political Science-Public Service and Economics ‘18
Ryan Calbreath attended the UC Davis Washington Program in Fall 2018.
Intern, Office of Congressman Raúl Grijalva
Interning at the office of a U.S. congressmember, Ryan Calbreath expected to be nearly invisible among such powerful political figures. What he didn’t expect was the welcoming and supportive environment that embraced him.
UC Davis Prepped President of Fortune 500 Company for Life of Leadership
November 21, 2017
Shengling “Wilburn” Wang, a senior majoring in communication and economics, was recently awarded a $1,000 study abroad grant from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Wang will use the grant for a three-week UC Davis Study Abroad seminar in Pokhara, Nepal, over the winter break.
Leadership seems to come naturally to Jennifer Johnson, president of one of the largest global financial firms in the world, a rarity among the paltry four percent of Fortune 500 companies led by women.
Stephen Mew (B.A., economics, ’06) was nine years into a successful career as a program manager at Yahoo when he felt a higher calling and resigned his job. With his wife, Kathy, Mew joined the ship MV Logos Hope, operated by a German Christian charity, to bring books and aid to people around the world.
Back-to-school time at the UC Davis College of Letters and Science means a rededication to our mission as a liberal arts powerhouse. More than ever, we’re focused on growing our students’ intellectual adaptability, critical thinking, and collaborative commitment to improving themselves and the world around them.
International student Dhrubajyoti “Dhru” Das (B.A., economics, ’18) is one in a billion. Das took deep dives into researching Silicon Valley and its inner workings, eventually applying to UC Davis, a few hours away from the world-famous technology hub he had been studying for so long.