Professor Orazio Attanasio (UCL) will deliver the 2018-2019 Richard Ely Distinguished Lecture Series entitled “Human Capital Creation in the Early Years in Developing Countries” on November 12-15.
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Date: November 5, 2018
Date: October 22, 2018
Turning national growth-indexed bonds into European assets: A proposal to strengthen the euro area The idea of growth-indexed bonds has recently regained momentum in policy circles, but research has shown they are unlikely to substantially decrease the risk of a debt explosion in advanced economies if not issued through a large and coordinated mechanism. This […]
Date: October 12, 2018
The department of economics hosted the Annual Health Econometrics Workshop on Sept. 28-29. Recordings of the workshop sessions can be accessed below. September 28 morning session September 28 afternoon session September 29 session
Date: October 10, 2018
Nicholas Papageorge’s Work (coauthored with JHU alumnus Kevin Thom) that brings genetic analysis into economics was featured in the Washington Post.
Date: September 25, 2018
Category: Newcomb Lecture
Maxwell B. Stinchcombe, the E.C. McCarty Centennial Professor of Economics at University of Texas at Austin, will deliver the eighth Simon Newcomb Lecture entitled “Models of Numbers: Pragmatics and Economic Theory”.
Date: September 24, 2018
The Department of Economics welcomed our incoming class of doctoral students in the annual department celebration on September 10th. The incoming class consists of 14 students from the United States and 7 other countries.
Date: September 13, 2018
The department of economics is hosting the Annual Health Econometrics Workshop on Sept. 27-29. As part of the workshop, Professor Eric French (UCL) will deliver a keynote lecture, which is open to the public. The keynote takes place at 3:30-5:00 PM on Friday Sept. 28 in Gilman 50. All are welcome.
Date: July 6, 2018
Marcelo Fernandez, an expert on market and mechanism design, will join us as an Assistant Professor in September. He has just completed his PhD at the California Institute of Technology. Brendan Daley, an expert on the theory of financial markets, will be joining us as an Associate Professor in January 2019. He has previously served […]
Date: July 6, 2018
Congratulations to Ying Chen and Elena Krasnokutskaya, who have both been promoted from Assistant Professor to tenured Associate Professor after rigorous reviews by the Homewood Academic Council.
Date: June 25, 2018
Congratulations to Daniel García, Mingjian Wang, Shaiza Qayyum and Emmanuel Garcia-Morales, who all successfully defended their dissertations!