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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.


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 […]