Professor Moffitt’s coauthored report on child poverty, commissioned by the US Congress, was released by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Child Poverty Rate Could Be Cut in Half […]
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Household indebtedness did not weaken US monetary transmission post-crisis There is little evidence on whether deteriorating household balance sheets in advanced economies have made monetary policy less effective since the […]
Yujung Hwang and Lixiong Li will be joining the department for the 2019-2020 academic year. Yujung Hwang is an applied microeconomist with particular interests on culture, family, and immigration. Lixiong Li’s primary […]
Professor Robert Moffitt was interviewed by the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group at University of Chicago. 3 Questions with Robert Moffitt
Professor Laurence Ball’s book – “The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster” was selected as one of the “Best books of 2018: Economics” by […]
Photos from Professor Orazio Attanasio (UCL) delivering the 2018-2019 Richard Ely Distinguished Lecture Series entitled “Human Capital Creation in the Early Years in Developing Countries” on November 12-15.
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 […]
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 […]
Nicholas Papageorge’s Work (coauthored with JHU alumnus Kevin Thom) that brings genetic analysis into economics was featured in the Washington Post.
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 […]