Department News and Announcements


Four faculty positions open in Economics

The Department of Economics seeks to fill four faculty positions at different ranks. The positions include an Associate or Full Kaye Professor of Applied Microeconomics, an open-rank search for SNF Agora Institute faculty focused on political economy, and two assistant professors, one in industrial organization and another in international economics. More details and application links are on the Job Openings page. All positions are currently accepting applications.

Bridging the Gaps Between Economics and Epidemiology

Nicholas Papageorge, Broadus Mitchell Associate Professor of Economics, and Matthew Zahn, a graduate student in the department, had their work on modeling behavior during a pandemic highlighted in The New […]

Why the child tax credit matters

Why the child tax credit matters
Economist and Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Economics Robert Moffitt discusses how the American Rescue Plan's monthly allowance is lifting children out of poverty, cutting food insecurity, and investing in children as a society.