March 2021 News

2021 NSF GRFP selections Sarah Hamerling '19, Nicolas Jimenez '19, Dean Xin Li '19, Pamela Torola '18, Vod Vilfort '21, and Elena Stacy
March 31, 2021
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced its 2021 Graduate Research Fellowship Program selections for Fellow candidate and Honorable Mentions. Four Economics alumni...
Jingyi Cui, Devesh Agrawal and Lara Varela Gajewski sitting at a table
March 31, 2021
Economics Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor Ebonya Washington, invites undergraduate students to apply for a peer mentor opening for the 2021-2022 academic year. ...
Philipp Strack portrait
March 31, 2021
Today’s digital economy is blurring the boundaries between computer science and economics — in Silicon Valley, on Wall Street, and increasingly on university campuses. Yale...
wedding cake groom and bride figurines on a pile of $100 bills - © stock.adobe.com
March 25, 2021
Despite achieving gradual progress closing gender gaps in recent decades, women around the world still lag behind men in wages earned. Meanwhile, income inequality has...
Portrait of Gerald Jaynes
March 10, 2021
Gerald Jaynes, the newly named A. Whitney Griswold Professor of Economics, African American Studies, and Urban Studies, studies race relations and the economic conditions of...
Portrait of Paula Calvo
March 2, 2021
Growing up in Argentina as the first person in her family to attend university, Paula Calvo never imagined she would get a PhD in economics. “I didn’t know all of the...