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Reflecting on the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at Florida Atlantic

By | 04/26/2024

On Friday, April 5th, 2024, the FAU community gathered at the College of Business Executive Education Schmidt Family Complex, for the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium with opening remarks from Dean, Dan Gropper.

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Student Book Club Explores Free Market Economic Principles

By | 04/10/2024

Each semester, a group of students from economics courses met once a week to discuss a chapter of a book centered on the dangers of unneeded regulation.

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From Capitol Hill to the Classroom: Senator Phil Gramm Shares Economic Research on “The Myth of American Inequality”

By | 04/03/2024

The Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise welcomed former Senator Phil Gramm to the FAU College of Business, Tuesday, March 26th. Gramm, who was an economics professor at Texas A&M University before running for the Senate, spoke on his economic research on income inequality in the United States. Over 200 students in Dr. Monica Escaleras’ Principles of Macroeconomics course learned about his career in the Senate as well as his data findings related to inequality in America.

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Study: Here are the Best and Worst Markets for Renters

By | 03/06/2024

Renters hoping to catch a break might be able to find deals in the western parts of the United States as the rental crisis starts to ease across the country, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.

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Study: Here is the Best Housing Market to Buy in Based on Historic Pricing Trends

By | 02/06/2024

As many Americans struggle to find homes to buy, one place has emerged as the best area to purchase a home in the country, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University.

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FAU Poll: Hispanics Consumer Confidence Stronger Heading into 2024

By | 01/25/2024

Hispanics are feeling more optimistic about their financial situations heading into the new year, despite facing a year of rising costs, according to a poll released by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economic Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).