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Portrait of Penny Goldberg
May 5, 2020
Two months ago, Yale economist Pinelopi Goldberg wasn’t working on anything related to global health. But like many scholars, she has recently shifted her research focus to...
Sun Kyoung Lee portrait
April 17, 2020
Yale Economics and Economic Growth Center postdoctoral associate, Sun Kyoung Lee, is a recipient of one of this year’s IPUMS Research Awards. The awards honor the best...
five students sitting around a table discussing a topic of interest
April 14, 2020
Economics Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor Ebonya Washington, invites undergraduate students to apply for a peer mentor opening for the 2020-2021 academic year. ...
Fabrizio Zilibotti presenting
April 2, 2020
A joint project examining the link between economic inequality and how parents raise their children has received an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division...
Visitors wearing surgical mask in front of New York State Department of Labor building
April 2, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on the economy. Businesses struggle to stay afloat. Unemployment is skyrocketing. Families worry about making ends meet. Yale...
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...