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21sep4:15 pm5:45 pmMarc-Andreas Muendler, University of California, San DiegoTasks, Occupations and Wage Inequality in an Open Economy

25sep12:15 pm1:15 pmGiulia Brancaccio

25sep2:40 pm4:10 pmGeorge-Marios Angeletos, MIT“Forward Guidance without Common Knowledge”

26sep12:45 pm2:00 pmEmanuel Vespa, U.C. Santa BarbaraProbabilistic States versus Multiple Certainties: The Obstacle of Uncertainty in Contingent Reasoning



Gregory Chow Awarded 2017 China Economics Prize https://t.co/v0YJCHup7T

Professor Oleg @itskhoki's policy chapter on the “Border Adjustment Tax” now downloadable as part of a VoxEU eBook. https://t.co/gu3t9moBQl

14 new faculty members to join @Princeton - 3 for @PrincetonEcon - Leeat Yariv, Leah Platt Boustan & David Silver https://t.co/op58gieJ0F

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Thomas C. Leonard’s “Illiberal Reformers” Wins Joseph J. Spengler Best Book Prize

June 27th, 2017|

“llliberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics & American Economics in the Progressive Era,” is the Winner of the 2017 Joseph J. Spengler Best Book Prize, awarded by the History of Economics Society. In 2004 the Society established the Joseph J. Spengler Prize for the best book in the history of economics.

VoxChina.org Launches

June 20th, 2017|

The department is pleased to announce the official launch of VoxChina.org . VoxChina is an independent, non-partisan and nonprofit platform we initiated with the support from a group of experienced and accomplished economists serving on the Advisory Board and the Editorial Board, and, in particular, with the Bendheim Center for Finance as one of its institutional sponsors. (more…)

Mark Watson wins Richard E. Quandt Prize

June 6th, 2017|

Mark Watson is the winner of this year’s Richard E. Quandt Prize which is awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate teacher of economics. The prize is named after Professor Richard Quandt, who was on the faculty from 1956 to 1995, was twice chair of the department, and who is now an emeritus professor and senior advisor to the Andrew Mellon Foundation. (more…)

Woodrow Wilson School Auditorium Named for Arthur Lewis

April 18th, 2017|

The Naming Committee noted that Sir Arthur Lewis “is an example of someone who brought distinction and diversity to this campus over many years, but whose accomplishments and impact are not known to succeeding generations of Princetonians.”  Read More>>