Department News and Announcements Archive
March 10, 2014
Congratulations to our recent PhD, Nan Zhou!
Congratulations to Nan Zhou, who successfully defended his dissertation this spring.
March 6, 2014
Faculty Position Opening : Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in the Area of Health Economics
The Department of Economics in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Health Policy and Management in the Bloomberg School of Public Health seek to fill a position of Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in the area of health economics. All applicants should submit a resume or c.v. either to EconJobMarket.org or by email [...]
February 26, 2014
Visiting Professor Discusses His Research at the Federal Reserve Board
Visiting Professor John Driscoll recently discussed his dual roles as a professor at Johns Hopkins and Senior Economist at the Fed in the most recent issue of the JHU Newsletter. Dr. Driscoll has worked with the Fed since 2002 and has taught at JHU since 2004. To read the article, click here.
Professor Jon Faust returns to JHU while continuing his work at the Fed
Professor Jon Faust has returned this spring to teach a course at Hopkins, having served as special adviser to the Federal Reserve Board for the past two years. Professor Faust, the Louis J. Maccini Professor of Economics and director of the enter for Financial Economics, will continue his work at the Fed and return to [...]
February 19, 2014
Professor Robert Moffitt Discusses Employment Rate on CNBC
Professor Robert Moffitt and CNBC’s Rick Santelli discuss the labor force participation problem and the reason for the falling unemployment rate. “… the employment rate, as we call it, the number of men and women employed, has simply not been part of the recovery we’ve experienced since the bottom of the recession in June 2009.” [...]
January 1, 2014
Professor Christopher Carroll is taking a leave of absence to join the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau leadership team
Professor Christopher Carroll is taking a year and a half leave of absence from the Department of Economics at Johns Hopkins University to serve as the Assistant Director and Chief Economist for the Office of Research at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Professor Carroll will begin at the Bureau in January. For more information, please click [...]
November 22, 2013
Professor M. Ali Khan gave a keynote speech at the UECE Lisbon Meetings in Game Theory and Application
Professor M. Ali Khan delivered a keynote speech entitled “Subjective Randomized Strategies in Games with Correlated Information” at the Research Unit on Complexity and Economics’ (UECE) Lisbon Meetings in Game Theory and Applications on November 7- 9.
Professor Christopher Carroll delivered keynote addresses at the ECB and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Professor Christopher Carroll gave a keynote address at the European Central Bank (ECB) Conference on Household Finance and Consumption. View his presentation slides here. Professor Carroll also delivered a keynote speech at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Research Symposium-Restoring Household Financial Stability After the Great Recession: Why Household Balance Sheets Matter. View his presentation [...]
Professor Yingyao Hu is now serving as Associate Editor for Econometric Reviews
Professor Yingyao Hu began serving a two year term as Associate Editor for Econometric Reviews on September 1, 2013.
November 21, 2013
Department of Economics Welcomed New Doctoral Students
The Department of Economics welcomed our incoming class of doctoral students in the annual department celebration in October. The incoming class consists of 11 students from the United States and 7 other countries.