Department News and Announcements Archive
November 20, 2014
Distinguished Lecture at Georgia State University
Robert Moffitt delivered the 2014 W. J. Usery Distinguished Lecture at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University on October 8, 2014. His lecture was entitled “The Deserving Poor, the Family, and the U.S. Welfare System.”
November 14, 2014
Four JHU professors speak at the IMF Annual Research Conference in Washington DC
Four of our Faculty members (Korinek, Wright, Ball and Jeanne) will speak at the IMF Annual Research Conference which takes place 11/13-11/14. More information can be found here.
November 3, 2014
2014-2015 Job Market Candidates
Meet our 2014/2015 Job Market Candidates: Marco Cornia, Emek Karaca, Gizem Kosar, Yiyang Li, Hai Nguyen, Gwyn Pauley.
October 31, 2014
Macroeconomic Stability, Banking Supervision and Financial Regulation
Prof. Olivier Jeanne gave a keynote presentation at the Macroeconomic Stability, Banking Supervision and Financial Regulation Conference organized by the European University Institute in Florence. The title of the talk was “Macroprudential Regulation Versus Mopping Up after the Crash,” based on joint work with Assistant Professor A. Korinek. More details can be found here.
October 30, 2014
Symposium of the International Society for Inventory Research
Professor Emiritus Louis Maccini gave a Plenary Addresses at the 18th Symposium of the International Society for Inventory Research in Budapest, Hungary. The title of the talk was “Inventories and the American Market for New Automobiles: Some New Results” (which is joint work with Adam Copeland of the NY Fed, and George Hall of Brandeis […]
October 29, 2014
Econometrics of High-Dimensional Sparse Models
Victor Chernozhukov, Professor of Economics at MIT will give a special lecture on the econometrics of high-dimensional sparse models. The lecture will be held on Thursday, October 30, in Mergenthaler 426 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm .
October 23, 2014
Congratulations to our recent PhDs, Lucia Tiererova, Chris Martin, Natsuki Arai and Blair Chapman!
Congratulations to Lucia Tiererova, Chris Martin, Natsuki Arai and Blair Chapman, who all successfully defended their dissertations this fall.
October 13, 2014
New Doctoral Students Welcome Party
The Department of Economics welcomed our incoming class of doctoral students in the annual department celebration in September. The incoming class consists of 11 students from the United States and 6 other countries.
August 28, 2014
Rosa Matzkin will give the sixth Simon Newcomb Lecture.
Rosa Matzkin, the Charles E. Davidson Professor of Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles, will give the sixth Simon Newcomb Lecture entitled “Unobservables in Economic Models”. The lecture will be held on Wednesday, September 3, in Krieger Hall room 205 from 3:30-5:00 pm.
August 19, 2014
Congratulations to our recent PhDs, Weining Bao, Yoichi Goto, Leyla Karakas, and Xi Yang!
Congratulations to Weining Bao, Yoichi Goto, Leyla Karakas, and Xi Yang who all successfully defended their dissertations this summer.