Department News and Announcements Archive
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.
July 7, 2014
Faculty Position Opening for Fall 2015 in Microeconomic Theory
The Department of Economics seeks to fill a position for Fall 2015 in Microeconomic Theory at the tenured rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor. Applicants should possess distinguished research records and evidence of teaching and service. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should submit a cover letter and a resume or c.v. […]
Conference on Monetary Policy and Financial Stability in Emerging Economies
Professor Larry Ball co-organized a conference on “Monetary Policy and Financial Stability in Emerging Economies,” sponsored by the NBER and the Central Bank of Turkey, in Istanbul on June 13-14. The program included a paper by Professor Anton Korinek and Damiano Sandri (JHU Ph.D. 2009, now at the IMF), called “Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?”.
June 24, 2014
2014 JHU Department of Economics Newsletter
General Department News … Faculty News … Graduate Student News … Alumni News …
June 2, 2014
Alumnus Marc Nerlove Honored for His Contributions to Economics
Marc Nerlove (Ph.D., 1956) was honored for his major lifelong contributions to economics at a conference in Washington on May 23 with presentations by Jinyong Hahn, James Heckman, Ariel Pakes, John Rust, Thomas Sargent and James Stock. Johns Hopkins faculty in attendance included Carl Christ, Jorge Balat, Yingyao Hu, Robert Moffitt, Nick Papageorge, and Yuya Sasaki. Fellow JHU Ph.D Takeshi […]
May 27, 2014
Congratulations to our recent PhDs, Matthew White and Ruli Xiao!
Congratulations to Matthew White and Ruli Xiao who both successfully defended their dissertations this spring.
May 19, 2014
2013-2014 Professor Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Awards Announced
Congratulations to Alanna Bjorklund, Ryan Bush, Liuchun Deng, Christopher Martin, and Terrance Oey, the winners of the 2013-2014 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 […]
May 13, 2014
2013-2014 Castillo and Hamilton Award Winners Announced
Congratulations to Gizem Kosar and Ryan Bush, the winners of the Bruce Hamilton Research Seminar Award. This award is given annually to the advanced graduate student(s) (3rd year & up) who have demonstrated the best performance in one of the department’s research workshops. This award is funded by Eugenio and Patricia Castillo. Congratulations to Chang […]
April 15, 2014
Professors Robert Barbera and Jonathan Wright’s Opinion Piece in the Financial Times
Professor Robert Barbera, Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Financial Economics and Johns Hopkins Department of Economics Fellow, and Professor Jonathan Wright, Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Financial Economics and Johns Hopkins Department of Economics Professor, share their opinion about why the U.S. national debt will not cause the budgetary crisis many […]