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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 […]

2018 Annual Health Econometrics Workshop – Call for Papers


This year’s Health Econometrics Workshop will be held on September 27-29, 2018 in the Department of Economics at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD. Prof. Nicholas Papageorge will serve as the local co-chair for the workshop. We invite papers that develop new methods, assess existing methods, or highlight the use of non-proprietary software that address topical […]

Conference in the Social and Political Economics Series – April 20-21, 2018

Please join us for the second annual conference in the Social and Political Economics series, a joint endeavor of Johns Hopkins University’s Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. The theme of this year’s conference is “Influence and the Media.” Speakers from leading universities, with expertise in disciplines including […]