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Portrait of Liana Wang
November 26, 2019
Economics major Liana Wang ‘20 is one of four Yale students, and among 32 Americans chosen as a Rhodes Scholar.  According to the Rhodes Trust, scholars are selected for...
Portrait of Ahyan Panjwani in front of an equation on a chalkboard
November 24, 2019
Ahyan Panjwani was one of eleven graduate students awarded with the 2019-20 Prize Teaching Fellowships for their work as teaching fellows. The prize recognizes outstanding...
portrait of Robert Shiller
November 4, 2019
Stories matter, shaping our beliefs, decisions, and actions. Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert J. Shiller sees this play out in the economy constantly. “We have to...
2019 Tobin Scholar Recipients Mark Gustaferro, Jorge Colmenares-Miralles, Cynthia Goldman, and Lisa Qian
October 29, 2019
The Department of Economics is proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 Tobin Scholar Prize for their outstanding performance in economic core theory courses. The four...
Amanda Bayer (left) with Dean Michelle Nearon at Inclusion in the Classroom panel discussion
October 8, 2019
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...
Peck Prize winners - Chalioti, Haile, Halac, Hawkins, O'Dea, Tsyvinski
October 4, 2019
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...
Chair Tony Smith speaking with María Sáez Martí and Ilse Lindenlaub
September 17, 2019
The Economics Department rang in the new academic year with its annual Chair’s Reception on September 17. Hosted by the new Economics Chair, Tony Smith, the event was...