For the greater green and gold

Terra Alpha Investments advocates for companies to adopt environmentally smart practices.

Diploma Ceremony 2017
2017 Economics Diploma Ceremony

The Diploma Ceremony for the class of 2017 was held in the front Wren Yard on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 1:30 PM. A glorious day of sunshine and warmth greeted faculty, some 130 economics grads, and their proud families.

Robert B. Archibald Retires

Robert B. Archibald, Chancellor Professor of Economics, retires after 41 years of service!

Peter Atwater
Peter Atwater in the Financial Times

Peter Atwater, a William and Mary alum, will be teaching the course, Financial Economics, in the Spring. He is President of Financial Insyghts, LLC (

Awards Abound at Economic History Meetings

Professor John Parman won the Larry Neal Prize for best article in Explorations in Economic History, and Professor Brian Beach won the Cole Prize for the best article in the Journal of Economic History.

Welcome New Economics Faculty!

The department welcomes 7 new faculty members for the 2016-2017 academic year!

John Lopresti Awarded Tang Fellowship

John Lopresti, Assistant Professor of Economics, has been awarded a Tang Fellowship in recognition of his research accomplishments.

Welcome to Tyler Hall!

We have just moved into a beautifully renovated Tyler Hall across the Sunken Garden. Government, Public Policy, and International Relations are here, too.