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2019
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Women at Yale in Economics


As part of the 50th anniversary of coeducation in Yale College and the 150th anniversary of women students at the University, the Department of Economics would like...

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Amanda Bayer (left) with Dean Michelle Nearon at Inclusion in the Classroom panel discussion

Amanda Bayer Shares Her Views on Inclusion in Economics


The Department was honored to host Amanda Bayer, Ph.D. ‘95 for a day of talks on October 2. Bayer is a professor of Economics at Swarthmore College who teaches advanced...

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Peck Prize winners - Chalioti, Haile, Halac, Hawkins, O'Dea, Tsyvinski

2019-20 Merton J. Peck Prize Recipients


Six Economics faculty have been selected to receive the 2019 Merton J. Peck Prize for excellence in undergraduate teaching.  This year’s distinguished faculty members are: Evangelia Chalioti, Phil...

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New Joint Major in Economics and Computer Science Available this Fall


A new joint major in computer science and economics will offer Yale undergraduates hands-on research opportunities and prepare them to leave their mark on the world’s digital economy.

Choukhmane,Eckert,Yuan Gao ,Hubmer, Liu, and Graduate School Dean Cooley

2019 Trimis Prize Recipients


The George Trimis Prize is awarded annually to doctoral students in the Department of Economics who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement.

2019-20 Anderson Fellows - Finlay, Kwon, Min, Shukla, and Wang

2019-20 Arvid Anderson Fellows Announced


The Cowles Foundation has announced the 2019-20 recipients of the ...

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Wayne Yuan Gao Selected for 2019 REStud Tour


Wayne Gao is one of seven graduate students selected to present at this year’s Review of Economic Studies May Meetings.

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Urjit R. Patel to Receive Wilbur Cross Medal


Urjit R. Patel (Ph.D. ‘90), former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will be a recipient of this year’s Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal for his outstanding achievements and contribution to...

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Jeffrey Talpins ’97 Endows Leadership Post at Tobin Center


Yale University has taken another step toward advancing domestic policy research, thanks to a leadership gift from Jeffrey Talpins ’97 endowing the faculty directorship of the Tobin Center for...

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Yale Fed Challenge Team

Yale team victorious in Federal Reserve challenge


A team from Yale has won the Federal Reserve’s College Fed Challenge, in which competitors analyze the...

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T.N. Srinivasan: economist was a powerful voice for economic reform in India


Thirukodikaval Nilakanta “T.N.” Srinivasan ’60 M.A. ’62 Ph.D., the Samuel C. Park Jr. Professor Emeritus of Economics at Yale and a leading intellectual force behind India’s economic...

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Yale Announces Inaugural Faculty Director of the Tobin Center


Steven Berry, David Swensen Professor of Economics, has been appointed the inaugural Jeffrey Talpins Faculty Director of the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale.

2018

Economics Alum on the Board of Trustees


With the announcement of the new Yale Board of Trustees, including Senior Trustee, Catharine Bond Hill ‘85 Ph.D., the Economics Alumni News was inspired to ask Dr.

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Q&A with Stephen Freidheim, Tobin Center Donor


Stephen C. Freidheim is one of the lead donors for the new Tobin Center for Economic Policy. Steve is a long-time supporter of the Department of Economics. He received his B.A. in Economics in...
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William Nordhaus wins 2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences


William Nordhaus ’63 B.A., ’72 M.A., Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University and the world’s leading economist on climate change, has been awarded the 2018 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in...

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