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José-Antonio Espín-Sánchez
September 15, 2015
The Alexander Gerschenkron Prize is awarded for the best dissertation in the economic history of an area outside of the United States or Canada completed during the preceding...
Arthur M. Okun Memorial Conversation poster with John Paulson and Robert Shiller
September 8, 2015
John Paulson, President and Portfolio Manager, Paulson & Co. Inc. in conversation with Robert Shiller, Sterling Professor of Economics, Yale University Date: Thursday,...
Robert Shiller presenting at TEDx Yale
August 18, 2015
Watch the youtube video: A behavioral economist, Robert Shiller talks about deception and his upcoming book, “Phishing for Phools.”
Aleh Tsyvinski
August 9, 2015
With the Chinese economy slowing and the stock market bubble bursting, debate is raging inside and outside the country over how to ensure the world’s most populous nation...
Fatih Guvenen
July 29, 2015
Fatih Guvenen, Professor of Economics at the University of Minnesota, is visiting the Department of Economics for the academic year 2015/16 as the Kumho Professor. Fatih...
Paul Gu, co-founder of Upstart
July 26, 2015
Computers aren’t just doing hard math problems and showing us cat videos. Increasingly, they judge our character. Maybe we should be grateful. A company in Palo Alto, Calif...
Amazon webpage and Dirk Bergemann
July 20, 2015
Twenty years ago, Amazon launched its online retail business. The company, which primarily sold books at its inception, has expanded into a global retail juggernaut that...