Department News and Announcements Archive


HCEO – 3 Questions with Robert Moffitt

HCEO – 3 Questions with Robert Moffitt
Professor Robert Moffitt was interviewed by the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group at University of Chicago. 3 Questions with Robert Moffitt


JHU PhD student Julien Acalin’s column featured in VoxEu

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 […]


Eighth Simon Newcomb Lecture – October 10, 2018

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 […]


New Doctoral Students Welcome Party

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 […]


Annual Health Econometrics Workshop – Sept. 27-29

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 […]


The Department Welcomes New Faculty for 2018-2019

The Department Welcomes New Faculty for 2018-2019
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. […]