The Sixth Annual Babcock Lecture

Time and Location
November 8th in the Loma Pelona Center at 3:30 PM

Event Description 
The Philip Babcock Memorial Undergraduate Lecture was established at the University of California, Santa Barbara to honor the vibrant legacy of UCSB Professor Philip Babcock. The lecture seeks to expose our students and the community at large to the most intriguing applications of economics. Our speakers have been chosen to convey some of the joy Professor Babcock found in applying economics to the world.

For the sixth annual lecture, Professor ​Lucas Davis from UC Berkeley will be the keynote speaker and will present “Contribution of air conditioning adoption to future energy use under global warming.” Lucas Davis specializes in Energy and Environmental Economics and is a faculty director of the Energy Institute at the Haas School of Business.


UEA Official Meeting & Faculty Panel 

The Undergraduate Economics Association will be hosting its first meeting on Tuesday, October 23rd from 6:30 to 7:30 PM in North Hall 1110. The agenda will include brief introductions from each of the club chairs and a faculty panel. The panel is an excellent opportunity for students interested in pursuing a career in economic research or attending graduate school. A majority of the panel questions will be pre-screened by the chairs and will be followed by an open floor discussion.


Exploring Careers in Economics Webcast & Coffee Hour

Webcast with The Federal Reserve
The Federal Reserve is hosting a webcast for its Exploring Careers in Economics seminar held in Washington D.C. on October 19th from 7:30 to 9:30 AM PDT. For more information regarding the webcast follow the link Exploring Careers in Economics.

Coffee Hour with Faculty
Following the webcast, the Economics department will be holding a coffee hour on Monday, October 22nd from 10:00 to 11:00 AM in North Hall 2113 featuring faculty members associated with The Federal Reserve.



Fall Quarter Economics Pizza Social

The Fall Quarter Economics Pizza Social will be the Undergraduate Economics Association’s first event this fall quarter! The social will take place on October 10th from 5 to 7 pm in the North Hall courtyard. All pre-economics and economics students are welcome!

Meet Your Major!
This social is an excellent opportunity to meet your fellow peers and professors outside the classroom setting.

Free Food and Giveaways!
The event will feature free pizza, refreshments, and a raffle giveaway!