Announcement of the new chair of the Economics Department

In an email to the Department of Economics on March 2, 2023 from Dean Hu:

Dear Colleagues,
I am pleased to announce that George Gayle has agreed to serve as chair of the Department of Economics, effective July 1, 2023. George is a strong advocate for the department, and I appreciate his willingness to serve in this important capacity.

All of us are grateful to Gaetano Antinolfi for leading the department over the last several years. My thanks to all of you for your helpful feedback and comments through this process. I look forward to working with George to advance the Department of Economics.
Best regards,
Feng Sheng Hu

Dean of Arts & Sciences
Lucille P. Markey Distinguished Professor
Washington University in St. Louis