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Department News and Announcements

August 22, 2016

2016 NSF Mathematical Economics Conference @ JHU

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Call for Papers: The 2016 NSF/NBER/CEME Conference on Mathematical Economics will be hosted by the Department of Economics at Johns Hopkins on October 29th and 30th. Please visit the conference page for detailed information.


August 16, 2016

JHU Discovery Award Received by Anton Korinek

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As part of a multi-disciplinary team of researchers from across Johns Hopkins University, Assistant Professor Anton Korinek has won a JHU Discovery Award to study the societal costs of antimicrobial resistance. The Discovery Awards are designed to bring together expertise from across the university to tackle big problems in topics such as health, society, and the ecosystem. Professor […]


August 5, 2016

Professor Ball in New York Times

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A recent 214-page paper by Professor Laurence Ball entitled “The Fed and Lehman Brothers” was discussed in a New York Times article. It says “a widely respected academic – Laurence M. Ball, chairman of the economics department at Johns Hopkins University and author of “Money, Banking and Financial Markets” – has produced the most comprehensive and […]