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 […]
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Date: June 3, 2015
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.
Date: January 28, 2015
In December, Professor Jonathan Wright issued the keynote speech at the Research Triangle Econometrics Conference in North Carolina and gave an invited lecture at the annual EC2 conference in Barcelona. His talk for both lectures was entitled “Forecasting with Model Uncertainty: Representations and Risk Reduction,” coauthored with Professor Kei Hirano of the University of Arizona.