Department News and Announcements Archive
July 25, 2016
Nicholas Papageorge’s Research Cited in Science Magazine
Assistant Professor Nicholas Papageorge’s research, jointly with Seth Gershenson and Stephen B. Holt, was cited in the July 1, 2016 issue of Science Magazine. Their research on teacher expectations found that nonblack teachers have lower expectations for black students than black teachers do, among other findings.
May 11, 2016
Four Graduate Students Receive 2015-2016 Awards
The Economics Department is pleased to announce that four graduate students have received awards for the 2015-2016 academic year. Ed Crawley received the Eugenio and Patricia Castillo Award for the best performance of a student in the first two years in the program and Sohini Mahapatra received the Bruce Hamilton Research Seminar Award for the […]
2015-2016 Professor Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Awards Announced
Congratulations to Alanna Bjorklund-Young, Sohini Mahapatra, Chang Ma, Ryan Bush and Kevin Yuan, the winners of the 2015-2016 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 3, 2016
Barbara Morgan Announced Winner of this year’s Excellence in Teaching Award
Barbara Morgan is the recipient of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Faculty Undergraduate Teaching Award for this year. Congratulations Barbara! Below are quotes from some of the student nominations. “One of my favorite aspects of Dr. Morgan’s teaching style is the thoughtfulness she dedicates to every assignment and lesson. She carefully takes time […]
April 14, 2016
2015-2016 Ely Lecture Series April 4-6, 2016
Professor Robert Porter (Northwestern University), delivered the 2015-2016 Richard Ely Distinguished Lecture Series April 4-6 [Link].
February 29, 2016
11th Greater New York Metropolitan Area Econometrics Colloquium
The 11th Greater New York Metropolitan Area Econometrics Colloquium will take place on Saturday, March 5 at Hodson Hall room 213. The program and list of confirmed participants are found here.
January 27, 2016
JHU Economics Has Moved
As of January 2016, the Department of Economics has relocated to the fifth floor of Wyman Park Building. This is our new home. Mergenthaler Hall was left by economists and staff members with infinite memories.
December 1, 2015
Herbert E. Scarf (1930-2015): mathematical economist and a well-wisher of the JHU economics department. A Memorial statement can be of found here.
October 12, 2015
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 14 students from the United States and 6 other countries.
October 7, 2015
Professor Jon Faust Investigates the Myth of Normal
Professor Jon Faust wrote a joint paper with Professor Eric M. Leeper (Indiana University) on “The Myth of Normal: The Bumpy Story of Inflation and Monetary Policy.” It was mentioned as the “Coolest Paper at 2015 Jackson Hole” in the blog by Francis X. Diebold, a professor of economics, finance and statistics at the University […]