Congratulations to Emek Karaca, who successfully defended his dissertation on June 8, 2015.
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Date: June 30, 2015
Date: June 3, 2015
On May 28-29, upon recommendation from President Ronald Daniels, the Board of Trustees voted to promote Yingyao Hu to Full Professor in the Department. Professor Hu is a highly accomplished and productive scholar and has published many influential papers in econometrics, including papers in the top journals in the field. His work extends from econometric […]
Date: May 21, 2015
Congratulations to Ryan Bush, Parul Gupta, and Yeabin Moon, the winners of the 2014-2015 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 Monia Dean and generously […]
Date: May 18, 2015
The Economics Department is pleased to announced that four graduate students have received awards for the 2013-2014 academic year. Graduate Student Jianhui Li was awarded the Eugenio and Patricia Castillo Award for the best performance of a student in the first two years in the program and Metin Uyanik was awarded the Bruce Hamilton Research […]
Date: May 15, 2015
Congratulations to Hou Wang, who successfully defended her dissertation on May 12, 2015.
Date: March 29, 2015
Congratulations to Jiae Yoo, who successfully defended her dissertation on March 18, 2015.
Date: March 27, 2015
Laurence Ball contends that small increases to inflation could create many more jobs. Read the article here.
Date: March 15, 2015
Category: Ely Lecture
Professor John Geanakoplos (Yale), delivered the 2014-2015 Richard Ely Distinguished Lecture Series March 9-12 [Link].
Date: March 8, 2015
In a recent post on Brookings, entitled Strong Payroll Growth Continues, Jonathan Wright discusses an alternative way the Bureau of Labor Statistics can calculate adjustments for seasonal patterns in employment.
Date: February 20, 2015
Congratulations to Collin Rabe, who successfully defended his dissertation on February 9, 2015.