August 2018 News

Students studying
August 31, 2018
As part of a new initiative sponsored by the Yale College Dean’s Office (YCDO), the Department of Economics is one of a handful departments participating in a student peer...
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August 27, 2018
The Department of Economics is premiering a new video called, “Why Choose Yale Economics?” targeting potential majors and students of interest. The five-minute video shows...
Martin Shubik portrait
August 23, 2018
Martin Shubik, the Seymour H. Knox Professor Emeritus of Mathematical Institutional Economics, died on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.  A member of the Yale faculty since 1963, a...
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August 9, 2018
Yale has announced the formation of a new research enterprise, the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale, named for the late James Tobin, iconic faculty member and Nobel...
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August 6, 2018
By: Mike Cummings, Yale News Since emerging a decade ago, Bitcoin and other digitally based cryptocurrencies have captured the imaginations of tech wizards, Wall Street...