REStud North America Tour 2023
The Department of Economics hosted the second leg of the North American REStud on October 11, 2023.
Price Discrimination and Public Policy in the US College Market
Ian Fillmore has been published in The Review of Economic Studies, Volume 90, Issue 3, May 2023.
Congratulations, M. Bumin Yenmez and Ismael Mourifié
Mourifié and Yenmez received official communication from the Dean's office that their appointment as Professors of Economics with tenure has been approved by the Board of Trustees.
NSF grant supports deep dive into police body camera metadata
Shin installed as inaugural Douglass C. North Distinguished Professor in Economics
Weidenbaum Center Grant Recipient Yongseok Shin installed as inaugural Douglass C. North Distinguished Professor in Economics
Golan installed as inaugural Laurence H. Meyer Professor
Limor Golan, an expert in labor economics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, was installed as the inaugural Laurence H. Meyer Professor at a ceremony in Holmes Lounge in March.
Lots of Hiring, but Not So Much Working
Yongs Shin quoted about companies resisting layoffs even as economic weakness looms in a Wall Street Journal article.
Gayle installed as John H. Biggs Distinguished Professor in Economics
On May 17, colleagues, family, and friends gathered in Holmes Lounge to celebrate the installation of George-Levi Gayle, professor of economics, as the John H. Biggs Distinguished Professor in Economics.
Q&A with new economics chair George-Levi Gayle
George-Levi Gayle talks about his work, the department, and importance of economics.
Book Fair, For and Against Protest and When it Crosses the Line and Becomes Censorship
"Book Fair, For and Against Protest and When it Crosses the Line and Becomes Censorship" by Carlo Melzi d'Eril – Giulio Enea Vigevani with a reply by Michele Boldrin in Il Sole 24 ORE on May 21, 2024.
Wages in Italy, reflections on inequalities wages
Michele Boldrin and Federico Fatello discuss a number of interesting interventions, including that of Ivan Lagrosa in Mondo Economico, which have rekindled the debate on three issues of particular relevance for Italy.