UNCG alumna, Laura Simpson ‘00, is a SAS programmer and analyst at the Division of Institutional Research at UNC-Chapel Hill. She has published several research papers on health and education and has been acknowledged for her contribution in others. Laura chose UNCG’s applied economics program because “it seemed more fun than accounting.” But, she had to work hard to get into the program.
As an undergraduate student of economics, Laura struggled with the macroeconomics course taught by Professor Ken Snowden. The department had strict standards for recruiting students in the applied economics program.
Read more at UNCG’s Economics website.