Department News and Announcements Archive


Faculty Focus: Ying Chen

Faculty Focus: Ying Chen
Three questions with Associate Professor Ying Chen about her research, teaching, and hobbies.


Dr. Murray Kemp, Ph.D. ’56, passes away at 95

Dr. Murray Kemp, Ph.D. ’56, passes away at 95
Dr. Murray Kemp, a 1956 Ph.D. of the Economics Department, passed away at age 95 in September. Dr. Kemp was a pre-eminent economic theorist, internationally recognized for his contributions to international […]


The Department welcomes two new faculty

The Department welcomes two new faculty
Dr. Sohani Fatehin (left) and Dr. Hellen Seshie-Nasser (right) join the Economics faculty as lecturers. Sohani Fatehin received her Ph.D. in economics from Georgia State University in 2017. She is […]


Francesco Bianchi joins JHU

Francesco Bianchi joins JHU
Francesco Bianchi will join Johns Hopkins as Visiting Professor of Economics on July 1, 2021 and as the Louis J. Maccini Professor as of July 1, 2022. Professor Bianchi is a leading […]


Congratulations to our job market candidates with their placements!

Congratulations to Derin Aksit, Lalit Contractor, Prerna Rakheja, Pavel Solis and Shiqi Wang, who all successfully finished their job market process! Derin Aksit – Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Boston Lalit Contractor – […]


Unlocking the Potential of Baltimore and Other Cities

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Matthew Kahn and Mac McComas of the 21st Century Cities Initiative discuss the decline of post-industrial cities and what can be done to reinvigorate their economies and communities.