Department News and Announcements Archive

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

Longtime JHU Economist Carl Christ dies at 93

Carl Christ
Carl Christ, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Economics at Johns Hopkins University, passed away on April 21, 2017.   Professor Christ was born on September 19, 1923 in Chicago and graduated from the University of Chicago Lab School.  He earned his BS in Physics from the University in Chicago in 1943 and his Ph.D. in […]

Hopkins Health, Labor, Education, and Development Economics Conference (H2LED)

The Hopkins Health, Labor, Education and Development Economics Conference (H2LED) is organized by the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Carey Business School, and the Economics Department at KSAS. The conference will be held on May 19th at the Carey Business School. For more details, please visit the event page.