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November 14, 2018
The Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences has announced it will include the Department of Economics as part of its Emerging Scholars Initiative (ESI) for post-...
Orazio Attanasio portrait
November 13, 2018
In a recent announcement, Orazio Attanasio has been appointed Professor of Economics and will join the department next academic year. Professor Attanasio is currently the...
Philipp Strack portrait
November 13, 2018
Philipp Strack will join the department as an associate professor in fall 2019. Coming from UC, Berkeley where he has taught since 2014, Professor Strack is a microeconomic...
T.N. Srinivasan portrait
November 13, 2018
Thirukodikaval Nilakanta “T.N.” Srinivasan ’60 M.A. ’62 Ph.D., the Samuel C. Park Jr. Professor Emeritus of Economics at Yale and a leading intellectual force behind India’s...
Yale 2018 Fed Challenge Team Members with first-place trophy
November 8, 2018
For the second year in a row, Yale placed at the 1st District College Fed Challenge competition in Boston. This year, however, the Yale team took first place. The team is...
Members of the panel included (left to right) Jamil Anderlini, Jing Tsu, Nuno Monteiro, Peter Salovey, Stephen Roach, and Aleh Tsyvinski. (Photo by Michael Marsland)
November 8, 2018
President Xi Jinping of China has marked 2049 — the centennial of the founding of the People’s Republic of China — as the date by which his country will be a fully developed...
Immigrants on a steerage deck as they approch the Statue of Liberty in the late 19th century
November 2, 2018
By Mike Cummings Yale and Columbia economists are building a massive dataset to better understand the role immigrants played in transforming the United States from its rural...