cargo shop on placid water
September 10, 2018
By Mike Cummings Fresh out of graduate school, economist Samuel Kortum ’92 Ph.D. began collaborating with Jonathan Eaton ’73 M.A., ’76 Ph.D. while both were on the faculty...
Poverty Initiative
September 4, 2018
By Mike Cummings, Yale News A new Yale-based research initiative is developing the science needed to scale-up promising anti-poverty programs so that they can benefit the...
Students studying
August 31, 2018
As part of a new initiative sponsored by the Yale College Dean’s Office (YCDO), the Department of Economics is one of a handful departments participating in a student peer...
Amen Jalal video screenshot
August 27, 2018
The Department of Economics is premiering a new video called, “Why Choose Yale Economics?” targeting potential majors and students of interest. The five-minute video shows...
Martin Shubik portrait
August 23, 2018
Martin Shubik, the Seymour H. Knox Professor Emeritus of Mathematical Institutional Economics, died on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.  A member of the Yale faculty since 1963, a...
Tobin with blueprint background
August 9, 2018
Yale has announced the formation of a new research enterprise, the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale, named for the late James Tobin, iconic faculty member and Nobel...
crypotocurrency - (©
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...