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August 6, 2018
By: Mike Cummings, Yale News Since emerging a decade ago, Bitcoin and other digitally based cryptocurrencies have captured the imaginations of tech wizards, Wall Street...
Portrait of Sönje Reiche
June 18, 2018
Sönje Reiche will join the Department of Economics in the fall of 2019 as a Senior Lecturer. Sönje Reiche is currently a lecturer in Economics at the University of Cambridge...
Portrait of Kaivan Munshi
June 18, 2018
Kaivan Munshi join the Department of Economics in the fall of 2019. He has been appointed a Professor of Economics. Kaivan Munshi is currently the Frank Ramsey Professor of...
Santiago Botto Tornielli portrait
May 17, 2018
Santiago Botto Tornielli (Jonathan Edwards College ‘18) is this year’s first place winner of the Harvey M. Applebaum ‘59 Award for his economics senior essay, “...
Senior Essay Nominee Group Photo
May 17, 2018
Each year, 50-75 students write a senior essay in economics. Of these, 10-15 are nominated for a prize by both the student’s advisor as well as a second reader from the...
Joe Altonji portrait
May 17, 2018
By Michael Cummings Yale economist Joseph Altonji has been awarded the 2018 IZA Prize in Labor Economics to recognize his seminal contributions to the economic analysis of...
Brian Greaney, Katherine Wagner, and  Luis Fabiano Carvalho Monteiro
May 16, 2018
The Cowles Foundation has announced the 2018-19 recipients of the Arvid Anderson Prize Fellowship in Economics.  The four graduate students are: Luis Fabiano Carvalho...