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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.
Katja Seim
March 4, 2019
Katja Seim has been appointed Professor of Economics, effective July 1, 2019. She will hold joint appointments in the Department of Economics and the School of Management.
headshot of Ebonya Washington
February 25, 2019
Washington, the Samuel C. Park Jr. Professor of Economics, specializes in public finance and political economy — the study of how political factors influence economic...
Zack Cooper, associate professor of public health and economics, addresses a group of undergraduate research assistants.
December 12, 2018
The Department of Economics and the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale have launched a pre-doctoral research assistant program.
headshots of Janet Yellen and Andrew Metrick
November 5, 2018
Yale finance scholar Andrew Metrick ’89 and Janet Yellen ’71 Ph.D., former chair of the Federal Reserve, will have a conversation about economics Monday, Nov. 26.
An 1887 engraving shows newly arrived immigrants gathered on the steerage deck of an ocean steamer as it passes the Statue of Liberty.
November 1, 2018
Yale and Columbia economists are building a massive dataset to better understand the role immigrants played in transforming the United States from its rural origins into a...
Steve Berry
October 25, 2018
Steven Berry, David Swensen Professor of Economics, has been appointed the inaugural faculty director of the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale.