News & Announcements Archive

JHU PhD student Shujaat Khan’s coauthored column featured in VoxEU

JHU PhD student Shujaat Khan’s coauthored column featured in VoxEU

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 […]

The Department Welcomes New Faculty for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

The Department Welcomes New Faculty for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

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 […]

HCEO – 3 Questions with Robert Moffitt

HCEO – 3 Questions with Robert Moffitt

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 Ball’s book selected as one of the “Best books of 2018: Economics” by the Financial Times

Professor Ball’s book selected as one of the “Best books of 2018: Economics” by the Financial Times

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 […]

JHU PhD student Julien Acalin’s column featured in VoxEu

JHU PhD student Julien Acalin’s column featured in VoxEu

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) featured in the Washington Post

Nicholas Papageorge’s Work (coauthored with JHU alumnus Kevin Thom) featured in the Washington Post

Nicholas Papageorge’s Work (coauthored with JHU alumnus Kevin Thom) that brings genetic analysis into economics was featured in the Washington Post.

Eighth Simon Newcomb Lecture – October 10, 2018

Eighth Simon Newcomb Lecture – October 10, 2018

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 […]

New Doctoral Students Welcome Party

New Doctoral Students Welcome Party

The Department of Economics welcomed our incoming class of doctoral students in the annual department celebration on September 10th. The incoming class consists of 14 students from the United States […]

The Department Welcomes New Faculty for 2018-2019

The Department Welcomes New Faculty for 2018-2019

Marcelo Fernandez, an expert on market and mechanism design, will join us as an Assistant Professor in September. He has just completed his PhD at the California Institute of Technology. […]

Congratulations to recent PhDs for defending their dissertations

Congratulations to recent PhDs for defending their dissertations

Congratulations to Daniel García, Mingjian Wang, Shaiza Qayyum and Emmanuel Garcia-Morales, who all successfully defended their dissertations!