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George Fenton

George Fenton speaking at commencement

George (BA Economics ’12) studied economics and math at Boise State from 2008 to 2012.  He took in the Kellen Moore years of Bronco football, interned at the Treasury Department in Washington, D.C., and competed with distinction on the Boise State speech and debate team, including a 2010 national title in impromptu speaking. George gave the 2012 commencement address at Boise State, was a 2012 Top Ten Scholar and after graduation worked as a research assistant at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. He is now pursuing his economics Ph.D. at the University of Michigan.  At Michigan, George’s fields of research are labor economics and public finance, and he has been selected by his students as a top ten graduate student instructor in economics. Outside of class, George is a big music and college football fan, a podcast addict, and a grateful friend of many of his Boise State classmates and professors.

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