Jere R. Behrman, Principle Investigator on new grant, African Economic Research Consortium "Early-Life Human Capital Investments in SSA", in the context of the AERC Collaborative project on "Human Capital Development in Africa”.
Economics Professor Jere Behrman, W.R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics and Sociology, Is included in “Highly Cited Researchers (h>100) according to their Google Scholar Citations public profiles”
Aislinn Bohren's paper "The Dynamics of Discrimination: Theory and Evidence" won the 2020 Exeter Prize
Aislinn Bohren's paper "The Dynamics of Discrimination: Theory and Evidence" (with Alex Imas and Michael Rosenberg, AER 2019 won the 2020 Exeter Prize for the best paper published in the previous calendar year in a peer-reviewed journal in the fields of Experimental Economics, Behavioural Economics and Decision Theory.
Economics Professor, Frank Diebold presented Entering the Pandemic: The Joint Progression of COVID-19 and Economic Growth in the U.S. for the University's 60 Second Lecture Series.
The Econometric Society has just announced that Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, Graduate Chair and Professor of Economics, and Dirk Krueger, Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences and Editor of the International Economic Review, were elected fellows of the Econometric Society.
The Richard Stone prize is awarded biennially for the best paper published in the preceding two volumes of the Journal of Applied Econometrics. The prize is for his paper, "Estimating Global Bank Network Connectedness," written with co-authors Mert Demirer (MIT), Laura Liu (Indiana University), and Kamil Yilmaz (Koç University).
Guillermo Ordonez awarded the Elsevier Sponsored Award for the Best Paper on Financial Institutions at WFA
Economics Professor Guillermo Ordonez awarded the Elsevier Sponsored Award for the Best Paper on Financial Institutions for his paper Interbank Networks in the Shadows of the Federal Reserve Act at the WFA.
The BBC series on "Behind the Buzzwords" next episode is on "Big Data" and Professor Frank Diebold's role in coining the term
The BBC series on "Behind the Buzzwords" next episode is on "Big Data" and Professor Frank Diebold's role in coining the term. The broadcast is on 4th August at 9:30am (BST) on BBC Radio 4 and will be available on BBC Sounds after the broadcast."
Harold L. Cole, Professor of Economics, has been appointed James Joo-Jin Kim Professor of Economics. Dr. Harold Cole is an internationally recognized macroeconomist who has made important contributions to the combination of theory, quantitative, and statistical methods with major topics on the international Great Depression, efficient contracting models of firm financial structure and compensation, and incomplete asset markets and the impact of limited portfolio behavior.
Hanming Fang, Professor of Economics, has been appointed Joseph M. Cohen Term Professor of Economics
Hanming Fang, Professor of Economics, has been appointed Joseph M. Cohen Term Professor of Economics. Dr. Hanming Fang is an internationally recognized applied microeconomist with broad theoretical and empirical interests focusing on public economics. His research focuses on health care, health insurance, and social insurance programs, particularly their interactions with the labor market.