In Memory

Dr. Shu Wu, 1966 - 2018

Dr. Shu Wu, Professor of Economics and Associate Chair, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018. More info »

Graduate Student Scholarship, established in memory of Professor Shu Wu. Learn more. >>



Outside of Snow Hall, a park bench in his honor



Harry G. Shaffer, 1919 - 2009

Harry G. Shaffer, 90, of Lawrence, died November 3, 2009. He was an emeritus professor of Economics and taught at KU for 52 years.

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  • Professor Slusky discusses surprise out-of-network ambulance bills on The Takeaway. Listen >>
  • Professor Slusky was named a Research Fellow of IZA—the Institute of Labor Economics in Bonn, Germany. View profile >>
  • Graduate students present at MEA's 83rd annual meeting. Learn more >>
  • KU Today features Professor Sabarwal's research. Read article >>
  • Professor Ginther's research points to early career pubications as the likely source of racial gap in NIH funding. Learn more >>
  • Professor Barnett's work on accurately measuring money cited as critical in avoiding past Fed mistakes. Read Forbes' article >>