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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.

2017 Social Networks and Information Conference

A Conference on Social and Political Economy is a joint endeavor between JHUs Kreiger School of Arts and Sciences and JHUs Carey Business School and will have a changing sub-topic for each year. The inaugural conference will take place at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School’s Harbor East Campus, 100 International Drive, 4th Floor Conference […]

2017 AEA Annual Meeting – Chicago, IL

Faculty and graduate students were well represented at the AEA Meetings in Chicago, January 6-8.   Professors Balat, Carroll, Hu, Jeanne, Korinek, Papageorge, and Wright were on the program.  The alumni reception was attended by more than 50 people and by many of the Department’s graduate alumni, with those attending having the opportunity to meet old […]

Congratulations to Our Champions

JHU Kickball Champions

Two times in a row! Our Economics Department won the JHU Kickball Championship in late September and last night our team won the JHU Intramural 3vs3 Basketball League. Kudos to our teams! See the photo gallery for more pictures of our winners.

New Doctoral Students Welcome Party


The Department of Economics welcomed our incoming class of doctoral students in the annual department celebration in September. The incoming class consists of 8 students from the United States and 3 other countries.