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William Nordhaus portrait
March 24, 2020
On October 8, 2020, in Washington, DC, the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) will award the 2020 Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize to Sterling Professor of...
March 10, 2020
When Yale’s Economic Growth Center was founded in the 1961, three women, all with Ph.D.s, were hired as researchers or administrators. All three also happened to be married...
Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg
February 21, 2020
Millions of poor people in developing countries in East Asia have escaped the threat of hunger by leaving the fields to work in factories producing manufactured goods to sell...
February 17, 2020
Encouraging low-income families to stimulate their toddlers with play and involve them in household activities can improve the children’s cognitive and socio-emotional...
Portrait of Rohini Pande
January 9, 2020
Whether Yale economist Rohini Pande is designing public policies aimed at reducing air pollution or expanding women’s employment opportunities, her general goal is the same...
AEA Logo
January 2, 2020
The American Economic Association (AEA), in conjunction with 59 associations in related disciplines known as the Allied Social Sciences Associations (ASSA), is scheduled to...
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...