It was another busy year for the Economics Department, with faculty and graduate student research activities, research conferences, seminars, more work on rooms at the Department’s new location, and graduate student awards. Read the 2016-17 Newsletter here.
Department News and Announcements Archive
May 24, 2017
2016-2017 Professor Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Awards Announced By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Congratulations to Edmund Crawley, Liuchun Deng and Kevin Yuan, the winners of the 2016-2017 Professor Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Awards! These awards are given annually to those graduate students who have shown excellence as a teaching assistant or instructor in the undergraduate economics program. The award was initiated by Joel and Monia Dean and generously […]
May 24, 2017
Five Graduate Students Receive 2016-2017 Awards By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The Economics Department is pleased to announce that five graduate students have received awards for the 2016-2017 academic year. Yen-Lin Chiu and Derin Aksit received the Eugenio and Patricia Castillo Awards for the best performance in the first two years in the program and Edmund Crawley received the Bruce Hamilton Research Seminar Award for the […]
May 9, 2017
In Memoriam – Carl Christ (1923-2017) By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The Economics Department has received a large number of remembrances of Professor Christ. We have consequently created a web page for Carl with a photo gallery and with many comments from Carl’s students, friends, and colleagues. Anyone who wishes to share their memories is encouraged to do so, and can post comments on the page [http://econ.jhu.edu/in-memoriam-carl-christ-1923-2017/].
May 3, 2017
Longtime JHU Economist Carl Christ dies at 93 By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Carl Christ, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Economics at Johns Hopkins University, passed away on April 21, 2017. Professor Christ was born on September 19, 1923 in Chicago and graduated from the University of Chicago Lab School. He earned his BS in Physics from the University in Chicago in 1943 and his Ph.D. in […]
April 20, 2017
Hopkins Health, Labor, Education, and Development Economics Conference (H2LED) By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The Hopkins Health, Labor, Education and Development Economics Conference (H2LED) is organized by the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Carey Business School, and the Economics Department at KSAS. The conference will be held on May 19th at the Carey Business School. For more details, please visit the event page.
April 11, 2017
2016-2017 Ely Lecture Series April 3-5, 2017 By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Professor Debraj Ray (New York University), delivered the 2016-2017 Richard Ely Distinguished Lecture Series April 3-5.
April 6, 2017
Nicholas Papageorge’s Work on Education and Race Quoted in the Media By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Nicholas Papageorge’s Work on Education and Race was quoted in the Baltimore Sun. Link to the research paper. He was also interviewed on NPR Marketplace and Fox45 News.
February 13, 2017
2017 Social Networks and Information Conference By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
A Conference on Social and Political Economy is a joint endeavor between JHUs Kreiger School of Arts and Sciences and JHUs Carey Business School and will have a changing sub-topic for each year. The inaugural conference will take place at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School’s Harbor East Campus, 100 International Drive, 4th Floor Conference […]
January 9, 2017
2017 AEA Annual Meeting – Chicago, IL By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Faculty and graduate students were well represented at the AEA Meetings in Chicago, January 6-8. Professors Balat, Carroll, Hu, Jeanne, Korinek, Papageorge, and Wright were on the program. The alumni reception was attended by more than 50 people and by many of the Department’s graduate alumni, with those attending having the opportunity to meet old […]