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Tony Smith Portrait
May 15, 2019
Professor Tony Smith has been named the new chair of the Department of Economics announced in a letter from the Dean of Faculty of Arts and Science, Tamar Gendler. Professor...
Penny Goldberg portrait
April 30, 2019
Pinelopi K. Goldberg, the Elihu Professor of Economics, is among 100 new members and 25 foreign associates elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of...
Mothers and children participate in a playgroup as part of an experiment in Odisha, India studying whether a promising early childhood development intervention can become effective policy.
April 29, 2019
By Mike Cummings Yale economist Costas Meghir has a children’s picture book in his office. The cover text is in Oriya — the official language of the Indian state of Odisha....
Zack Cooper
April 23, 2019
by Mike Cummings Yale health economist Zack Cooper has received a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship to support data-driven research on pharmaceutical pricing. Cooper, associate...
John Geanakoplos showing graph on the chaulk board
April 19, 2019
John Geanakoplos, James Tobin Professor of Economics, is the 2019 recipient of the Lex Hixon ‘63 Prize which is awarded for teaching excellence in the social sciences by the...
Chen and Meghir
April 17, 2019
Xiaohong Chen, Malcolm K. Brachman Professor of Economics, and Costas Meghir, Douglas A Warner III Professor of Economics, were both elected to the 239th class of the...
Zack Cooper
April 11, 2019
Yale Associate Professor of Public Health and of Economics Zack Cooper, along with Stuart V. Craig, Martin Gaynor, and John Van Reenen are the recipients of this year’s...