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Gerald Jaynes presenting behind a podium
January 22, 2014
New Haven >> Race relations in the Obama era are in a state of flux, a Yale expert on economics, immigration and the African American experience said Wednesday....
Robert J. Shiller - Questions about economics header
January 17, 2014
Yale economist Robert J. Shiller was famous long before Oct. 14, 2013. Then he won the Nobel Prize. Now’s your chance to ask him a question, wherever you are. Long celebrated...
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...