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Federal Reserve governor speaks about the US economy

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Federal Reserve Board of Governors member Adriana Kugler spoke about the current state of the economy and the objectives of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) at the Weidenbaum Center in the Bryce Cave Moot Courtroom, Apr 3. Kugler is a well-known economist and one of seven governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve, a role she was nominated to hold by President Joe Biden in April 2022.

Quiet quitting. RTO. Coffee badging. What this new vocabulary says about your workplace

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Yongseok Shin is featured in the Los Angeles Times on March 4, 2024.

Daily Commuting

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Marcus Berliant has been published in ScienceDirect, Volume 103, March 2024, 101392.

The Work Goes On: Robert Pollak on the “two career problem” and modeling the economics of the family

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Robert Pollak, the Hernreich Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the Washington University in St. Louis, joins the podcast to discuss his work modeling economic decisions and bargaining within families and how he and his wife, an English professor and American poetry scholar, navigated the “two career problem.”

Micro and Macro Research: Bridging the Divide

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Development economists can complement their research with techniques from across the "micro-macro divide" to improve the policy relevance of their findings.

M. Bumin Yenmez's Research Paper won the Theory Track Paper Award

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REStud North America Tour 2023

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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

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Ian Fillmore has been published in The Review of Economic Studies, Volume 90, Issue 3, May 2023.

Congratulations, M. Bumin Yenmez and Ismael Mourifié

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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

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Shin installed as inaugural Douglass C. North Distinguished Professor in Economics

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Weidenbaum Center Grant Recipient Yongseok Shin installed as inaugural Douglass C. North Distinguished Professor in Economics

Golan installed as inaugural Laurence H. Meyer Professor

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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.