Department News and Announcements

Professor Yingyao Hu Appointed as the New Chair of the Department of Economics

The Department of Economics is pleased to announce that Professor Yingyao Hu will be serving as the next chair of the department beginning July 1st 2019, with a term extending until July 2021. Professor Hu has been with the department since 2007. He is a Hopkins alumnus with an MSE in mathematical science and an […]

Professor Papageorge, Somasree Dasgupta and Muhammad Husain Promoted

Congratulations to Nick Papageorge, who was promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor with tenure after rigorous reviews by the Homewood Academic Council. Congratulations to Somasree Dasgupta and Muhammad Husain, who were promoted from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer.

Matthew Kahn joins Johns Hopkins as a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Matthew Kahn, an economist with expertise in urban and environmental economics, will join Johns Hopkins in Fall 2019 as a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Economics and the Carey School of Business.   He will also serve as Director of the Johns  Hopkins 21st Century Cities Initiative, a university-wide initiative […]

2019 JHU Department of Economics Newsletter

It was another busy year for the Economics Department, with faculty and graduate student research activities, research conferences, seminars, and graduate student awards.  Read the 2018-19 Newsletter here.