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Seventh Simon Newcomb Lecture – November 1, 2017

Simon Newcomb Lecture - 2017

Faruk Gül, the Susan Dod Brown Professor of Economics at Princeton University, delivered the seventh Simon Newcomb Lecture entitled “Revealed Preference and Behavioral Economics”.

New Doctoral Students Welcome Party

The Department of Economics welcomed our incoming class of doctoral students in the annual department celebration on October 2nd. The incoming class consists of 8 students from the United States and 6 other countries.

2017 JHU Department of Economics Newsletter


It was another busy year for the Economics Department, with faculty and graduate student research activities, research conferences, seminars, more work on rooms at the Department’s new location, and graduate student awards.  Read the 2016-17 Newsletter here.

2016-2017 Professor Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Awards Announced

Joel Dean Award

Congratulations to Edmund Crawley, Liuchun Deng and Kevin Yuan, the winners of the 2016-2017 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 generously […]

Five Graduate Students Receive 2016-2017 Awards

The Economics Department is pleased to announce that five graduate students have received awards for the 2016-2017 academic year. Yen-Lin Chiu and Derin Aksit received the Eugenio and Patricia Castillo Awards for the best performance in the first two years in the program and Edmund Crawley received the Bruce Hamilton Research Seminar Award for the […]

In Memoriam – Carl Christ (1923-2017)

Carl Christ

The Economics Department has received a large number of remembrances of Professor Christ. We have consequently created a web page for Carl with a photo gallery and with many comments from Carl’s students, friends, and colleagues. Anyone who wishes to share their memories is encouraged to do so, and can post comments on the page