Department News and Announcements Archive


2018 JHU Department of Economics Newsletter

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

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

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 […]


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 […]


Seventh Simon Newcomb Lecture – November 1, 2017

Seventh Simon Newcomb Lecture – November 1, 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”.


PhDs defend their dissertations

PhDs defend their dissertations
Congratulations to Alanna Bjorklund-Young, Dan Li, Yunting Liu and Sohini Mahapatra, who all successfully defended their dissertations!