Nov 18, 2016
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Mar 18, 2016
The Department of Economics Presents the Frank Knight Lecture:
“Improving Opportunities for Public Education: Recent Lessons from Urban School Reforms”
By Parag Pathak
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
4:30pm, 105 Ives Hall...
Feb 16, 2016
The Department of Economics Presents the George Staller Lecture:
“Expanding College Opportunities and American Meritocracy”
By Caroline Hoxby
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
4:30pm, 305 Ives Hall
Free and Open to All
Dec 11, 2015
L.R. “Red” Wilson MA ‘67 Excellence in Economics Medal
Red Wilson has provided an endowment that will fund Ph.D. student research prizes. (Currently the endowment can support two prizes of $5,000 each to cover research expenses.) These prizes are to be awarded to...
Aug 18, 2015
Dr. Lars Vilhuber, Executive Director of the Labor Dynamics Institute, has been appointed a member of the Committee on Privacy and Confidentiality of the American Statistical Association (ASA). While the appointment is effective Jan 1, 2016, as per the committee's chairman Dr. Bournazian, Dr....
Aug 06, 2015
The Department is delighted to welcome Assistant Professor Mallika Thomas. Thomas is a labor economist who did her graduate work at the University of Chicago, having received her undergraduate degree from Yale. She will be teaching labor economics courses. Her research concerns human capital...
Professor of Economics Francine Blau has been appointed a member of the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT)
Jun 15, 2015
Professor of Economics Francine Blau has been appointed a member of the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education of the National Academies http://sites....
Jun 10, 2015
Associate Professor of Economics Karel Mertens was elected a Research Associate in the Monetary Economics Program of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).