Department News and Announcements Archive

Eighth Simon Newcomb Lecture – October 10, 2018

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”.

New Doctoral Students Welcome Party

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.

Annual Health Econometrics Workshop – Sept. 27-29

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.

The Department Welcomes New Faculty for 2018-2019

New Faculty 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 […]

Professors Chen and Krasnokutskaya Promoted

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.

2018 JHU Department of Economics Newsletter

It was another busy year for the Economics Department, with faculty and graduate student research activities, research conferences, seminars, and graduate student awards.  Read the 2017-18 Newsletter here.

2017-2018 Professor Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Awards Announced

Congratulations to Kevin Yuan, Sung Ah Bahk and Andrew Gray, the winners of the 2017-2018 Professor Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Awards! These awards are given annually to those graduate students who have shown excellence as a teaching assistant or instructor in the undergraduate economics program. The award was initiated by Joel and Monia Dean and […]

Five Graduate Students Receive 2017-2018 Awards

The Economics Department is pleased to announce that five graduate students have received awards for the 2017-2018 academic year. Tongli Zhang received the Eugenio and Patricia Castillo Award for the best performance in the first two years in the program and Eric Chiu and Andrew Gray (tie) received the Bruce Hamilton Research Seminar Award for […]