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.
Department News and Announcements Archive
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.
Senior Lecturer Barbara Morgan contributes to the New York Times
Barbara Morgan, Senior Lecturer, contributed to a debate on “Should the U.S. Expand the Social Safety Net?,” recently published in the New York Times. Click here to access the debate.
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, 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 […]
Professor Nicholas Papageorge was awarded a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences
Nicholas Papageorge, Broadus Mitchell Associate Professor of Economics, was awarded a grant as a Co-Principal Investigator from the Institute of Education Sciences for a project on how teachers learn racial competency and how […]
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 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 […]
Junior economics major Johnny Saldana featured in Arts & Sciences Magazine
The field of quantitative finance emerged in the 1970s as a form of applied mathematics focused on creating models to provide a level of market predictability. Junior Johnny Saldana, double majoring […]
JHU PhD student Yen-Lin Chiu’s article with Prof. Edi Karni published in Journal of Mathematical Economics
Competitive equilibrium fraud in markets for credence-goods by Yen-Lin Chiu and Edi Karni This is a study of the nature and prevalence of persistent fraud in a competitive market for […]