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Yale 2020 text with photo of Harkness Tower
May 16, 2020
The Department of Economics would like to give a heartfelt congratulations to the class of 2020. While the faculty cannot celebrate with you in person this year, many,...
2020 George Trimis Prize Recipients Collage
May 14, 2020
The George Trimis Prize is awarded annually to doctoral students in the Department of Economics who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement. This year’s prize was...
Portraits of Daisuke Adachi, Ian Ball, and Allen Vong
May 6, 2020
Ph.D. students Daisuke Adachi, Ian Ball, and Allen Vong have been selected among 373 Young Economists from 60 countries to attend the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences...
Small Business shop with Closed and Quarantine signs hanging in the window
May 5, 2020
Small-business owners across the United States were struggling with pandemic-related disruptions and had already laid off large numbers of employees by the time Congress...
Silhouette of India with fruit, vegitables, and graph lines in the background and
May 5, 2020
On March 24, India’s government announced a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, closing schools and non-essential businesses, and suspending air and rail...
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...