Robert Moffitt, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Economics, was elected as a member of The National Academy of Sciences. The National Academy of Sciences announced the election of 100 new members and […]
Department News and Announcements Archive
The Economics Department is pleased to announce that four graduate students have received awards for the 2018-2019 academic year. Xinyu Zhao received the Eugenio and Patricia Castillo Award for the […]
Prerna Rakheja is a finalist for this year’s Excellence in Teaching Awards for the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences in the Undergraduate Teaching – Teaching Assistant category.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Nicholas Papageorge’s Work (coauthored with JHU alumnus Kevin Thom) that brings genetic analysis into economics was featured in the Washington Post.