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July 10, 2019
The faculty of Yale College have approved a new joint major in Computer Science and Economics. The new joint major will be available immediately in the new academic year,...
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July 8, 2019
Speaking at a press event last spring in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, President Donald Trump vowed to tackle a problem that plagues emergency-room patients across...
Yujung Hwang portrait
June 11, 2019
The Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO) announced the winners of the 2019 dissertation prize: Yujung Hwang (Yale) and Yeon Ju Lee (University...
An industrial district of Surat, India, where a pilot program involving Yale researchers seeks to cut levels of harmful particulate air pollution.
June 6, 2019
In collaboration with researchers from Yale’s Economic Growth Center, the Indian state of Gujarat has launched the world’s first emissions trading system for particulate...
Choukhmane,Eckert,Yuan Gao ,Hubmer, Liu, and Graduate School Dean Cooley
May 23, 2019
The George Trimis Prize is awarded annually to doctoral students in the Department of Economics who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement. The 2019 prize was bestowed...
Senior Essay Nominee Group Photo
May 18, 2019
Each year, 25-50 students write a senior essay in economics. Of these, 10-15 are nominated for a prize by both the student’s advisor as well as a second reader from the...
2019-20 Anderson Fellows - Finlay, Kwon, Min, Shukla, and Wang
May 17, 2019
The Cowles Foundation has announced the 2019-20 recipients of the Arvid Anderson Prize Fellowship in Economics.  The five graduate students are: John Finlay (International...