Department News and Announcements Archive

Joe Harrington’s research wins

Joe Harrington

Joe Harrington and his co-author Iwan Bos received Honorable Mention for the Jerry S. Cohen Memorial Fund Writing Award for antitrust scholarship for their 2010 RAND Journal of Economics article on “Endogenous Cartel Formation with Heterogeneous Firms”. The article will be recognized at the annual conference of the American Antitrust Institute on June 23rd at […]


Simulating worst-case scenarios

Josh Epstein (Medicine, joint with Economics) launches the Center for Advanced Modeling in the Social, Behavioral and Health Sciences to develop simulations of chronic diseases, economic turmoil and sudden disasters Read the full story at the JHU Gazette >>


2010 Inaugural Summerlin Lecture

Prof. Carmen Reinhart of the University of Maryland will give the inaugural Sumerlin Lecture on “This Time is Different – Eight Centuries of Financial Folly”. This distinguished lecture series is generously funded by Marc Sumerlin, who is a graduate of the Krieger School’s MA Program in Applied Economics. The lecture will take place on October 15th at […]


2010 Professor Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Award Winners

Maia Linask wins award

The Professor Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Award recognizes graduate students who have exhibited extraordinary performance in teaching undergraduates. It is generously funded by Joel and Monia Dean with the objective of promoting excellence in undergraduate education in the Krieger School. The 2009-10 recipients are Maia Linask and Matt White, to whom we extend both congratulations […]


2010 Futures Seminar

Students walking into Gilman Hall

April 21 (Thursday), 3:30-6:00 (Mason Hall, Homewood Campus) Introductory Remarks: Joe Harrington (JHU) Chair: Jon Faust (JHU) Speaker: Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton) Markus K. Brunnermeier is the Edwards S. Sanford Professor at Princeton University. He is a member of the Department of Economics and is affiliated with Princeton’s Bendheim Center for Finance. He was awarded his Ph.D. by the London School […]


Krasnokutskaya and Jeziorski Join Faculty

This fall, two superb assistant professors in applied microeconomics join the Economics faculty. Elena Krasnokutskaya has made highly-cited and significant contributions to the empirical auction literature. Her research interests include industrial organization and other areas in applied microeconomics including investment behavior and regulation. Przemek Jeziorski is an industrial organization empiricist who is completing his doctoral work at […]


Ruli Xiao Receives the 2009-2010 Castillo Award

We extend our congratulations to Ruli Xiao who is the recipient of the 2009-2010 Eugenio and Patricia Castillo Award. This award is given annually to the student who has displayed the best performance in their first two years in the graduate program, and is generously funded by alumnus Eugenio Castillo and his wife, Patricia.