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Yale Economist Giuseppe Moscarini Delivers Plenary Talk at the 2022 Society for Economic Dynamics Annual Meeting

The Society for Economic Dynamics’ (SED) Annual Meetings bring together leading researchers for talks and lectures on the...

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Congratulations to the 2022 Senior Essay Prize Nominees and Winners!

Congratulations PhD Class of 2022!

The Department of Economics would like to give a heartfelt congratulations to the class of 2022! Below we highlight the achievements and next steps of this diverse group of PhD graduates. Welcome...

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Rohini Pande is one of eight Yale Professors elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Rohini Pande elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Rohini Pande, the...

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Finding a path to research on labor markets and inequality: PhD Student Zara Contractor

by Diego Haro

Nicholas Ryan receives NSF CAREER grant for research on carbon abatement

Nicholas Ryan, an Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale and affiliate of EGC, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER grant to...
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Yale economist Mira Frick awarded a 2022 Sloan Research Fellowship

The microeconomic theorist has been recognized for her innovative research on models of decision-making and learning.
Ben Polak portrait

Q&A with Ben Polak: The former provost returns to teaching

Ben Polak, the William C. Brainard Professor of Economics, stepped down as Provost in February 2020 after serving seven years in the position. He has rejoined his faculty peers in the department...

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Tobin Center Advisory Zoom Meeting with Janet Yellen. Pictured top: Dave Wilkinson, Zack Cooper, Diana Wagner, Stephen Freidman,and Steve Berry

Tobin Center for Economic Policy Mobilizing Yale Economics in Response to the Pandemic

The new Tobin Center for Economic Policy, named in honor of beloved former faculty member James Tobin, has joined the Cowles...
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Economics Faculty Take on COVID

As the COVID-19 pandemic grips the world, Yale Department of Economics faculty members are researching how the disease is affecting economic policy. Below are excerpts of articles on COVID-related...

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Graduate News 2020

It is my pleasure to report that our graduate program continues to thrive in this unusual time, thanks to the tremendous efforts of our faculty, staff, and students.  Nineteen new students joined...

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Undergraduate News 2020

This past March, when the campus shut down and classes went online with little notice, students had to adapt to college as they had never known it. Zoom sessions...

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Marianne Hill and Laurie Nisonoff  picnicking with Yale economics Ph.D. students Floria Behbin and Lars Osberg

The Young Women Who Didn’t Accept The Usual Answers

The business meeting at the American Economic Association’s annual meeting had a reputation for being dry and poorly attended. But in 1971, a crowd packed into the conference room, eager to hear...

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Portraits of Truman Bewley and Peter Phillips

FAS Honors Bewley and Phillips for Years of Service

The Faculty of Arts and Science Dean’s Office recently honored thirteen retiring faculty members for their long-time service to the university including Economics Professors Truman Bewley and...

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Portrait of Rohini Pande

Rohini Pande:Leading the Economic Growth Center in a New Direction

During her 13 years at Harvard, Rohini Pande examined how institutional choice can empower disadvantaged groups. Now she intends to pursue an expanded research agenda on global economic justice at...

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