Department News and Announcements Archive


What Economists Really Do

What Economists Really Do
Economics is more than just Wall Street types or stock market prognosticators. Johns Hopkins economics faculty and students apply their tools to address the world's most important issues. Read more about the breadth of the department's work in the spring 2022 issue of Arts & Sciences Magazine.


Professor Nicholas Papageorge was featured in WalletHub

Professor Nicholas Papageorge was featured in WalletHub
Nicholas Papageorge, Broadus Mitchell Associate Professor of Economics, was featured in WalletHub’s recent article about States Whose Unemployment Claims Are Recovering the Quickest. Professor Papageorge discussed how has the vaccine distribution […]


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.