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College of Business & Economics

Physical Address:
875 Campus Drive
J.A. Albertson Building 

Mailing Address:
College of Business & Economics University of Idaho 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161 Moscow, ID 83844-3161

Phone: For advising, call 208-885-6853 (last name A-J) or 208-885-5036 (last name K-Z). For general inquiries, call 208-885-6478.

Fax: 208-885-5087

Email: cbe@uidaho.edu

ALB 125

Phone: 208-885-6453

Fax: 208-885-6296

Email: lindachen@uidaho.edu

ALB 225

Phone: 208-885-6289

Fax: 208-885-5347

Email: smbecker@uidaho.edu

ALB 306

Phone: 208-885-6853 (last name A-J) or 208-885-5036 (last name K-Z)

Email: cbeadvising@uidaho.edu

News

Health care system remains vulnerable

Posted 11/10/2021 8:38:00 PM

At a panel discussion on the community's response to COVID-19 hosted by the University of Idaho Economics Club, Gritman Medical Center CEO Kara Besst said that patients suffering with a heart attack or injuries from a car accident may continue to have difficulties finding a hospital that can care for them. Read more

Hacking For Homebuilding Winners Announced

Posted 10/25/2021 8:49:00 PM

A University of Idaho student team was among the winners of the Hacking for Homebuilding competition at Boise Entrepreneur Week. Their project, VandalEyes, is a security system focused on jobsite security to protect contractors and builders from things walking off the jobsite, which increases the cost of the home and delays. Read more

Restaurant workers endure pushback during pandemic

Posted 10/13/2021 5:02:00 PM

In what has been a tumultuous time for many, food service workers in the Treasure Valley have had to navigate a complicated series of issues. The coronavirus has affected nearly every business and local restaurant, and their workers are no different. Many businesses are experiencing a labor shortage and other underlying problems. Eric Stuen, associate professor economics at the University of Idaho, discussed the issue with the Idaho Press. Read more

Economic Contributions of Vandal Athletics

Posted 8/23/2021 5:44:00 PM

The Moscow Chamber of Commerce has released a study on the Economic Contributions of Vandal Athletics, conducted by Vandal Student Enterprises in the College of Business and Economics and sponsored by the Chamber and the University of Idaho. The study investigates the economic contributions of the UI Athletic program on the Latah County regional economy while also examining the broader role of Vandal Athletics within the UI community. Read more

Restaurants heavily impacted by labor shortages

Posted 8/17/2021 5:02:00 PM

While total employment in the state is comparable to pre-pandemic figures, one expert from the University of Idaho says the pandemic has changed the way people search for jobs. “There are a number of factors at play,” said Terry Grieb, University of Idaho professor of finance. “The things that drive employment and unemployment vary in any region. It’s hard to point to certain specific things.” Read more

Worker housing one hot topic

Posted 8/12/2021 5:58:00 PM

Two University of Idaho professors, Steven Peterson and Tim Nadreau, are taking a stab at assessing trends in regional housing through a study funded by the Panhandle Affordable Housing Alliance and Coeur d'Alene Economic Development Council. Read more

As Ada County home prices rise, so has the number of million-dollar homes

Posted 8/12/2021 5:51:00 PM

As home prices in the Treasure Valley have risen sharply in recent years, so has the number of homes sold for $1 million or more. University of Idaho economist Steve Peterson discusses the trend with Idaho Press. Read more

U of I Students Win $31,000 for Business Proposals

Posted 4/14/2021 8:14:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — April 14, 2021 — Six of the 10 University of Idaho student teams that pitched business proposals during the online Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge won a total of $31,000 in cash prizes. Read more

U of I Stock Market Expert, Students Give Insight on Wild Rise of GameStop’s Stocks

Posted 2/1/2021 8:03:00 PM

This story produced by Joe Parris was aired by KTVB-7 in Boise on Jan. 28. BOISE, Idaho — People looking to get into the stock market flooded onto the r/WallStreetBets Reddit page looking to get in on huge growth on stocks in the last week, with chatter on the forum helping lead GameStop's stock to skyrocket. “When you see volatility it’s a chance to make money on the upside and the downside and that’s exactly what’s going on right now,” said Dr. Read more

Idaho Millennials and restaurant workers hit hardest by COVID-19

Posted 10/22/2020 12:42:00 AM

Restaurant workers and millennials made up the majority of unemployment claims filed with the Idaho Department of Labor since the start of the pandemic. Finance professor Terry Grieb discussed the effects of this trend with Boise Dev. Read more

College of Business & Economics

Physical Address:
875 Campus Drive
J.A. Albertson Building 

Mailing Address:
College of Business & Economics University of Idaho 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161 Moscow, ID 83844-3161

Phone: For advising, call 208-885-6853 (last name A-J) or 208-885-5036 (last name K-Z). For general inquiries, call 208-885-6478.

Fax: 208-885-5087

Email: cbe@uidaho.edu

ALB 125

Phone: 208-885-6453

Fax: 208-885-6296

Email: lindachen@uidaho.edu

ALB 225

Phone: 208-885-6289

Fax: 208-885-5347

Email: smbecker@uidaho.edu

ALB 306

Phone: 208-885-6853 (last name A-J) or 208-885-5036 (last name K-Z)

Email: cbeadvising@uidaho.edu