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Shelly Hall received the ILR Employee Recognition Award

May 21, 2015

Shelly Hall, a staff member in the Department of Economics (ILR Labor Economics) received the ILR Employee Recognition Award this year.

Professor Abowd wins the 2015 GPSA award for excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring

Apr 28, 2015

Cornell's Graduate and Professional Student Assembly has named John M. Abowd as a winner of its 2015 award

Susan Athey gave the George Staller Lecture on April 14

Feb 18, 2015

Professor Susan Athey, Stanford University, gave the George Staller Lecture on April 14

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Professor Abowd wins award from Graduate and Professional Student Assembly

May 04, 2015

John Abowd, the Edmund Ezra Day Professor of Economics, has received the Faculty Award for Excellence in the Teaching, Advising, and Mentoring of Graduate and Professional Students.

LDI receives new grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

May 21, 2015

Labor Dynamics Institute directors, Professor John M. Abowd and Lars Vilhuber, have received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to study “The Economics of Socially-Efficient Privacy and Confidentiality Management for Statistical Agencies.”

Long Zhang joins Labor Dynamics Institute as Postdoctoral Fellow

May 21, 2015

The Labor Dynamics Institute welcomes Long Zhang as a postdoctoral fellow. Long is a statistician and data scientist who works on machine learning and statistical disclosure limitation. He comes to Cornell from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Department of Statistics where he completed his Ph.D. in December 2014. He will work with LDI Directors John Abowd and Lars Vilhuber on  two NSF-funded projects (TC: Large and NCRN-Cornell​), working on the interface between economics, computer science, and statistics to develop disclosure avoidance methods appropriate for complex economic microdata. Long starts on April 1, 2015.