The Robert E. Lucas Jr. Prize is awarded biannually for the most interesting paper in the area of Dynamic Economics published in the Journal of Political Economy in the preceding two years. (more at the Journal of Political Economy...)
Hosios, who received his PhD from Princeton in 1981 and went on to be the Chair at the University of Toronto for 10 years, died recently. (more at utoronto.ca...)
Professor Leah Boustan's book, "Competition in the Promised Land," has won the Alice Hanson Jones Award at the Economic History Association and the Allan Sharlin Award at the Social Science History Association. Read more about the awards at the following links: Alice Hanson Jones Award | Allan Sharlin Award. Congratulations to Professor Boustan!
Professor Dixit was formally installed in a ceremony at the college chapel of his alma mater last week. View the Official Announcement>> Read Professor Dixit's memories>>
Noelina Hall, who managed the Economics Undergraduate Program from 2007-2017, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 30, 2018. A Memorial Mass is planned for Noelina on Saturday, November 3, 2018, 11 am at Queenship of Mary Church, 19 Dey Road, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536. Noelina retired from the Economics Department on July 1, 2017.