image of economics faculty Long Hong and Gretchen Sileo on a red and white background

The Economics Department is happy to welcome two new faculty members. Gretchen Sileo will join the department in the fall of 2023. Gretchen is finishing her PhD at Georgetown University with a focus on Environmental Economics and Industrial Organization. Long Hong will come to Temple in the fall of 2024, after spending a year as a post-doctoral fellow at Ohio State. His areas of expertise include Labor Economics, Health Economics, and Applied Econometrics.