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Paula and Gregory Chow Establish New Economics Research Center in China
Professor Gregory Chow and his wife Paula have established a new Economics Research Center at Xiamen University in China.
Alan Krueger Named Winner of Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize
Please join us in congratulating Alan Krueger on being named the winner of the 2017 Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize by the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
He will formally accept the prize on Capitol Hill on May 18, 2017, when he will give a lecture on the economics
of alternative work arrangements and what public policy-makers can do to support that significant and growing section of the workforce.
Princeton Wins District College Fed Challenge for 3rd Straight Year
Princeton University’s College Fed Challenge Team won Philadelphia district College Fed Challenge (CFC) competition for the 3rd straight year. The competition was held at Lafayette College, on 11/10/16. Princeton University is headed back to nationals on 12/1/16. Nationals are held at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, in Washington, D.C.
(Pictured are team members Andrew Tynes, Wyatt Navarro, Ararat Gocmen, Sara Diressova, Rene Chalom)
Cecilia Rouse Receives 2016 Carolyn Shaw Bell Award
Cecilia Rouse, Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Lawrence and Shirley Katzman and Lewis and Anna Ernst Professor in the Economics of Education and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University is the recipient of the 2016 Carolyn Shaw Bell Award. Read More>>
William G. Bowen, 17th president of Princeton University, dies at 83
William G. Bowen, president of Princeton University from 1972 to 1988 and a leader in higher education for more than half a century, died Thursday, Oct. 20, at his home in Princeton. He was 83. Read More>>
Alan Krueger selected as a Vice President of AEA
Professor Alan Krueger has been selected as a Vice President of the American Economic Association. Read More>>
Photos from Class of 2018 Welcome BBQ
Check out some photos from the Class of 2016 Welcome BBQ. View Gallery>>
Aslihan Asil awarded George B. Wood Legacy Junior Prize
The prize is given to members of the senior class in recognition of exceptional academic achievement during junior year. Read More>>
Professor Sir Angus Deaton has been Honoured
Professor Sir Angus Deaton was knighted in the Queens Birthday Honours list. Read More>>
Stephen Redding Named Director of the NBER ITI Program
Stephen Redding of Princeton University has agreed to serve as the next director of the ITI program. Steve is the Harold T. Shapiro ’64 Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and the Woodrow Wilson School.