In June 2018, the formation of the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale was announced. The center advances rigorous, evidence-based research intended to define and inform policy debate. It serves as an important and distinctive voice for key issues in U.S. public policy and also plays a central role on the Yale campus, building on strengths of the Economics department and fostering connections with other units across the university.


a person works on a laptop with a stethoscope and medical chart in the foreground
July 8, 2019
Research by Yale economists Zack Cooper and Fiona Scott Morton is driving a burst of bipartisan legislating to protect patients from unexpected out-of-network costs.
Zack Cooper
April 23, 2019
Yale health economist Zack Cooper has received a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship to support data-driven research on pharmaceutical pricing.
headshots of Xiaohong Chen and Costas Meghir
April 17, 2019
Xiaohong Chen and Costas Meghir, who both hold endowed professorships in economics, were elected to the 239th class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.