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Weidenbaum Center Incoming Director Steve Fazzari featured guest on PBS Donnybrook Show

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Weidenbaum Center Incoming Director Steve Fazzari is featured guest on PBS Donnybrook Show. In the second half-hour, the regular panel of St. Louis journalists are joined by Steve Fazzari. Fazzari segment starts at 28 minutes, 27 seconds on the video.

So You Know What Generation You Belong To — What Does That Even Mean?

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George-Levi Gayle quoted in Discover Magazine article on July 10, 2020.

As virus roars back, so do signs of a new round of layoffs

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Yongseok Shin quoted in The Associated Press article, June 30, 2020.

As the wealthy retrench amid the coronavirus crisis, low-wage workers take the hit

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Weidenbaum Center Incoming Director Steve Fazzari quoted in Los Angeles Times article

Modeling study: COVID-19 stay-at-home policies

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Rody Manuelli, Siddhartha Sanghi and Carlos Garriga paper, "Optimal Management of an Epidemic: Lockdown, Vaccine and Value of Life".

Lei Ye wins The Charles Leven Memorial Prize

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Congratulations to The Charles Leven Memorial Prize winner, Lei Ye!

Risk of reopening US economy too fast: A W-shaped recovery

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Yongseok Shin quoted in The Associated Press article, May 11, 2020.

Brace Yourself for Some Really Bad Economic News

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Steve Fazzari participates in the economic debate about the effects of the coronavirus, March 31, 2020, St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

The Two Moves Required to Avoid the Collapse of the Italian Economy

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Michele Boldrin participates in the economic debate about the effects of the coronavirus, April 7, 2020, Econopoly.

George-Levi Gayle and Limor Golan have been promoted to full professors.

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The Department of Economics is very happy to announce that George and Limor have been promoted to the rank of Full Professors.

New Appointments for Bruce Petersen and Yongs Shin.

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It is with great pleasure that the Department of Economics can announce that Bruce Petersen has been appointed to be the holder of the Bert and Jeanette Lynch Distinguished Professorship in Economics, and Yongs Shin has been to be holder of the Douglass C. North Distinguished Professorship in Economics. Congratulations to Bruce and Yongs on the wonderful news!

WashU Expert: How to pick a science fair project

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Advice to parents: don't shortchange the idea stage. A profile of the work of Sam Martorana, a Department of Economics Class of 2020 major.