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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...

Professor of Economics Francine Blau has been appointed a member of the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT)

Jun 15, 2015

Professor of Economics Francine Blau has been appointed a member of the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education of the National Academies http://sites....

Professor Karel Mertens elected as a Research Associate in the Monetary Economics program

Jun 10, 2015

Associate Professor of Economics Karel Mertens was elected a Research Associate in the Monetary Economics Program of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

Ankita Patnaik, Ph.D.

May 28, 2015

Field of Economics Graduate Student Ankita Patnaik spoke about her excellent experience with her adviser, Professor of Economics Francine Blau, in the Cornell Chronicle. ...

Shelly Hall received the ILR Employee Recognition Award

May 21, 2015

Shelly Hall, a staff member in the Department of Economics (ILR Labor Economics) received the ILR Employee Recognition Award this year. Employees who receive this award “exhibit superior ability to work effectively with peers, subordinates, and supervisors; have demonstrated the ability to be...

Professor Karl Shell gave talks this Spring

May 20, 2015

On May 14, Professor of Economics Karl Shell gave a talk on “Sunspot Equilibrium” at the National Bureau of Economic Research conference and also gave a talk on “Multiple Equilibria and Financial Crises” held at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Professor Abowd wins the 2015 GPSA award for excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring

Apr 28, 2015

Cornell's Graduate and Professional Student Assembly has named John M. Abowd, the Edmund Ezra Day Professor of Economics, as a winner of its 2015 award for excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring.

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Panle Jia Barwick - ACSF Fellowship

Mar 25, 2015

Eleven Cornell faculty were selected for the Atkinson Center's first Fellowship for Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts. The group includes established scholars and young faculty from nine departments and four colleges.

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Susan Athey gave the George Staller Lecture on April 14

Feb 18, 2015

George Staller Lecture

Professor Susan Athey, Stanford University, GSB
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
4:30 p.m.
IVS 305

The Economics of the Bitcoin Network:  Theory and Evidence.

Abowd and Battaglini Elected Fellows of the Econometrics Society

Nov 26, 2014

John M. Abowd, Edmund Ezra Day Professor of Economics, and Marco Battaglini, Professor of Economics, have been elected Fellows of the Econometric Society at the Society's ballot this year.

The Econometric Society is an international society for the advancement of economic theory in its...

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