Department News and Announcements Archive

Will it hurt? Macroeconomic effects of fiscal consolidation

Daniel Leigh

Dr. Daniel Leigh (JHU PhD, 2004) of the IMF was interviewed on Fox Business in connection with his new study, “Will it hurt? Macroeconomic effects of fiscal consolidation.” His study was also recently discussed in The Economist. Read the full article at The Economist Watch the Fox Business interview


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.