Department News and Announcements Archive

JHU PhD student Julien Acalin’s column featured in VoxEu

Turning national growth-indexed bonds into European assets: A proposal to strengthen the euro area The idea of growth-indexed bonds has recently regained momentum in policy circles, but research has shown they are unlikely to substantially decrease the risk of a debt explosion in advanced economies if not issued through a large and coordinated mechanism. This […]

The Annual Health Econometrics Workshop was held on Sept. 28-29

The department of economics hosted the Annual Health Econometrics Workshop on Sept. 28-29. Recordings of the workshop sessions can be accessed below. September 28 morning session September 28 afternoon session September 29 session

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.