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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...
Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg
February 21, 2020
Millions of poor people in developing countries in East Asia have escaped the threat of hunger by leaving the fields to work in factories producing manufactured goods to sell...
February 17, 2020
Encouraging low-income families to stimulate their toddlers with play and involve them in household activities can improve the children’s cognitive and socio-emotional...