In June 2018, Yale University announced the formation of the Tobin Center for Economic Policy. The center is focused on catalyzing rigorous, empirical research that defines and informs public policy. The Tobin Center will serve as an important and distinctive voice on key issues in U.S. public policy and also play a central role on the Yale campus, building on strengths of the Economics department and fostering connections with other units across the university.


David Wilkinson portrait
August 22, 2019
David Wilkinson ’06 J.D., a former senior White House official and a prominent voice for data-driven, evidence-based policymaking, has been appointed the founding executive...
September 4, 2019
On Wednesday, September 4, the Tobin Center hosted a webinar on hospital competition and M&A activity in the US. The program featured Martin Gaynor, the EJ Barone...
August 24, 2019
Tobin researcher John Eric Humphries and co-authors use a new rich linked dataset to shows that evictions are more consequence than cause of financial instability.