Economics & Finance

Upcoming Courses


Economics is central to the functioning of every aspect of society. This course addresses a set of prominent policy issues with economics at their core. We explore their origins as policy matters, the underlying data and evidence, and what policy levers are available to deal with them. Each lecture will be taught by a different subject matter expert.

Mondays; 1/23, 1/30, 2/06, 2/13, 2/20 & 2/27, Synchronous Online
Generating income from bonds, bond funds, CDs, and income funds has been extremely challenging for years. Do you want another way to earn income? Consider Selling Covered Call Options on stocks you already own. This class will teach you what Selling Covered Call Options are, how they generate additional income from dividend and non-dividend stocks, and how they may reduce risk in your investment portfolio.

Tuesday 1/31, Synchronous Online
We'll help you understand long term care as well as the options available to pay for care. What is the most tax-efficient way, based on an individual's circumstances, to pay for long term care? There is no one-size-fits-all solution.

Thursday, Mar 16, TBD - UR Campus
Join University of Richmond's 11th President, Kevin F. Hallock, for a presentation on why college costs so much. Hallock, an economist, will discuss a set of factors including wage inequality, increases in regulation and compliance costs, increases in student support, including for mental health, and the competition for amenities. He will also discuss finances at the University of Richmond today and challenges and opportunities for higher education in the future.

Tuesday, Mar 28, BUS, Ukrop Auditorium Q162 (8 seats (12%) remaining)