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2017 Commencement Photos

Jun 19, 2017


The 2017 Economics Commencement Ceremony photos are now available....

2017 Commencement

May 02, 2017

Congratulations to our 2017 to our Economics Graduates!

Please read on for more information about the timing of the event and how to proceed to the stage...

Econ Job Market Application

Nov 18, 2016

Please click here to view our Econ Job Market positing and application. 


2016 Commencement Photos

May 23, 2016

The 2016 Economics Commencement Ceremony photos are now available.
To view the public relations photos,...

2016 Frank Knight Lecture - Dr. Parag Pathak

Mar 18, 2016

The Department of Economics Presents the Frank Knight Lecture:

“Improving Opportunities for Public Education: Recent Lessons from Urban School Reforms”

By Parag Pathak 

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
4:30pm, 105 Ives Hall...

George Staller Lecture - Caroline Hoxby

Feb 16, 2016

The Department of Economics Presents the George Staller Lecture:

“Expanding College Opportunities and American Meritocracy”

By Caroline Hoxby

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
4:30pm, 305 Ives Hall
Free and Open to All


2014-2015 Graduate Student Awards

Dec 11, 2015

L.R. “Red” Wilson MA ‘67 Excellence in Economics Medal

Red Wilson has provided an endowment that will fund Ph.D. student research prizes. (Currently the endowment can support two prizes of $5,000 each to cover research expenses.) These prizes are to be awarded to...

Dr. Lars Vilhuber appointed to the Committee on Privacy and Confidentiality of the ASA

Aug 18, 2015

Dr. Lars Vilhuber, Executive Director of the Labor Dynamics Institute, has been appointed a member of the Committee on Privacy and Confidentiality of the American Statistical Association (ASA). While the appointment is effective Jan 1, 2016, as per the committee's chairman Dr. Bournazian, Dr....

New Assistant Professor, Mallika Thomas

Aug 06, 2015

The Department is delighted to welcome Assistant Professor Mallika Thomas.  Thomas is a labor economist who did her graduate work at the University of Chicago, having received her undergraduate degree from Yale.  She will be teaching labor economics courses. Her research concerns human capital...