Department News and Announcements Archive

2017 JHU Department of Economics Newsletter

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.


2016-2017 Professor Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Awards Announced

Joel Dean Award

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 […]


Five Graduate Students Receive 2016-2017 Awards

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 […]


In Memoriam – Carl Christ (1923-2017)

Carl Christ

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/].


Longtime JHU Economist Carl Christ dies at 93

Carl Christ

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 […]


Hopkins Health, Labor, Education, and Development Economics Conference (H2LED)

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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.


2017 Social Networks and Information Conference

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 […]