William D. Nordhaus
December 13, 2013
The Federal Reserve today announced on Friday the names of the men and women who will chair the boards of its 12 regional Fed banks in 2014. In a number of cases, there was...
Robert Shiller receiving the Nobel Prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
December 10, 2013
Shiller shared the prize with Eugene F. Fama and Lars Peter Hansen from the University of Chicago. The three were honored “for their empirical analysis of asset prices.”...
Ben Polak
November 13, 2013
The Yale Journal of Economics, whose second issue comes out Wednesday. This journal is published by Yale College students and contains only research papers written by...
Students looking into microscopes - Photograph by Design Pics/Alamy
November 7, 2013
In 1998 Per Krusell, a professor at Stockholm University (and regular visitor to Yale University), and Tony Smith, a professor at Yale University, developed a tractable...
William D. Nordhaus
November 4, 2013
As the world’s foremost economist on climate change, William D. Nordhaus, a professor at Yale University, has long held the planet’s distant future in mind. But...
Children in costumes
October 31, 2013
Each year, Halloween is a massive operation at Dean Karlan’s house, drawing in members of his family, particularly his 13-year-old daughter, Maya…. Read more at...
Janet Yellen speaking to an audience
October 31, 2013
When James Tobin joined President John F. Kennedy’s administration in 1961, the U.S. economy was struggling to recover from its third recession in seven years. As a member of...