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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...
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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...
Bridging WiE and SoF
February 10, 2021
Applying to college under normal circumstances is stressful enough. Pile on family financial struggles, lack of resources, and the inability to visit campuses due to the...
Siena Cizdziel, Vanessa Li, Andrew Yang create a heart in a Zoom call.
February 1, 2021
To create a sense of community among undergraduate economic students during the pandemic, specifically between underclassmen and upperclassmen students, the Economics Peer...
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January 5, 2021
Pandemic-related school closures are deepening educational inequality in the United States by severely impairing the academic progress of children from low-income...