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Date: December 17, 2011
Date: November 14, 2011
Professor Christopher Carroll recently began a five year term as a member of the Board of Directors of the NBER. He is the representative, on the NBER Board, of the American Statistical Association. http://www.nber.org/board.html
Date: November 9, 2011
John Quiggin, the Hinkley Visiting Professor for 2011 published an opinion piece on the European crisis in the New York Times of November 9. Professor Quiggin placed much of the blame for the crisis on the restrictive policies of the European Central Bank, and particularly its outgoing president Jean-Claude Trichet. Quiggin argued that the ECB […]
Date: October 31, 2011
Meet our 2011/2012 Job Market Candidates: Daniel Barth, James Lake, Brian Phelan, Jon Samuels, Rodrigo Sekkel, Weifeng Wu
Date: October 17, 2011
Saturday, October 29, 2011, 8:30 am Organizing Committee: Edi Karni, Johns Hopkins University; Simon Grant, University of Queensland; John Quiggin, University of Queensland. View the conference webpage
Date: October 17, 2011
Congratulations to Yingyao Hu on being appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Econometrics! His term will begin on January 1, 2012 and will be for three years.
Date: October 3, 2011
On September 23, 2011 Professor Olivier Jeanne delivered the keynote address at the 4th Journal of International Money and Finance Conference: “The Triffin Dilemma and the Saver’s Curse”
Date: September 26, 2011
Professor Larry Ball testified on September 20th before the Joint Economic Committee on “Federal Debt and the U.S. Economy.” Written testimony is available as a PDF download, and video is available in C-SPAN archives.
Date: September 21, 2011
The Department of Economics welcomes its new class of doctoral students, who hail from the United States and 10 other countries. See photos of the welcome reception here.
Date: September 18, 2011
Research of Joe Harrington and Myong Chang (JHU Ph.D. 1988) is cited in Amicus Curiae brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in Wal-Mart Stores v. Betty Dukes, et al. [Brief]