"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.
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]
Senior Thesis Prizes were presented as the Department of Economics celebrated Class Day on Monday, June 5, 2017. View the list of winners and photos below. [More]
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 [More]