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Louis Maccini Retirement Conference and Dinner

On December 7, 2012, the JHU Department of Economics will be hosting a conference and dinner in honor of Lou Maccini’s extraordinary service to the economics profession, to the JHU economics department, and to the JHU community. Participants in the event will include Lou’s thesis adviser, recent Nobel Laureate Dale Mortenson, along with two distinguished […]


Professor Christopher Carroll gave a keynote address on "Macroeconomic Implications of Wealth Heterogeneity"

On September 6, Christopher Carroll gave a keynote address on “Macroeconomic Implications of Wealth Heterogeneity” at the 11th Annual Macroeconomics Policy Workshop of the Centre for Economic Policy Research jointly with the Hungarian National Bank. This was a revised version of a presentation that Professor Carroll made to an Academic Consultant’s meeting of the Board […]


Balat, Papageorge, and Sasaki join the Department

The department welcomes Jorge Balat, Nicholas Papageorge, and Yuya Sasaki to the Department. Jorge Balat comes to us from Yale and his area of research is Industrial Organization. Nick Papageorge arrives from Washington University at St. Louis and he works in the areas of Health Economics and Labor Economics. Yuya Sasaki comes to us from […]


Professor Laurence Ball joined the Scientific Advisory Board of the Koc University-TUSIAD Economic Research Forum (ERF) in Turkey

Professor Laurence Ball joined the Scientific Advisory Board of the Koc University-TUSIAD Economic Research Forum (ERF) in Turkey. Established in 2004 as a non-profit and non-partisan organization jointly by Koc University and the Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association, the ERF focuses on promoting independent and objective analysis on economic growth and discusses the implications of […]


The 2011-12 Recipients of the Professor Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Award Announced

Congratulations to the 2011-12 winners – Ryan Bush, Blair Chapman, Gizem Kosar, and Chris Martin! The Krieger School offers its gratitude to not only Ryan, Blair, Gizem, and Chris, but all of the graduate students who exerted that extra effort to advance the education of Hopkins’ undergraduates. Your hard work and exceptional skill are greatly […]


Robert Moffitt is Named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Robert Moffitt, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Economics is elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies. Robert will be inducted at a ceremony Oct. 6, at the Academy’s headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.. For details, see Two Johns Hopkins Professors Named to the American Academy of Arts […]


Lecture by Professor Joe Harrington

Professor Joe Harrington gives the Bayard Wickliffe Heath Memorial Lecture Series on U.S. Antitrust Policy at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.