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Professor Vesterlund is featured by the National Science Foundation for Women's History Month

For Women's History Month, the National Science Foundation asked social, behavioral, and economic scientists to comment on their research about gender disparities and the science of women in... View »

Joe Kannarkat, Economics Major, has been awarded the inaugural Kanders Churchill Scholarship
Professor Stefania Albanesi to deliver Keynote Lecture March 22 in Lexington Kentucky

Stefania Albanesi will present the Claude R. Bowles, Jr. Keynote Lecture at the 14th Biennial University of Kentucky College of Law... View »

Professor Stefania Albanesi delivered the Keynote Address in Cologne, Germany

Stefania Albanesi presented the Keynote Address at the Eleventh International Conference on Women in... View »

Professor Cook's paper "The Effect of Charter Competition on Unionized District Revenues and Resource Allocation" was recently published in the Journal of Public Economics
Professor Huffman’s work accepted for publication in the Quarterly Journal of Economics

Professor David Huffman's paper "Global Evidence on Economic Preferences" has been accepted for publication in the Quarterly Journal of Economics... View »

Econ Major Wins Entrepreneurship Prize

Seventeen teams of student entrepreneurs vied for $4,000 in cash awards in the Blast Furnace student idea accelerator’s ... View »

1986 PhD graduate featured in Pitt Magazine for his work in building the Korean Miracle.

Kyungbae Chung, who earned his PhD from the Department of Economics in 1986, is featured in the WInter 2018 issue of Pitt... View »

Alumnus Named Fulbright English Teaching Assistant to Brazil

The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program places grantees in schools overseas to supplement local English language instruction and to provide a native speaker presence in the classrooms.... View »

Wishing friends of the Economics Department a happy holiday season

Learn about the changes and exciting new initiatives for the Department of Economics in the Fall... View »

Professor Lise Vesterlund's interview on altruism is featured online at the AEA

Lise Vesterlund's recent publication in the American Economic Review entitled "Why to People Give?", was the basis for a... View »

Professor Stefania Albanesi delivers the Keynote Address at the Eleventh International Conference on Women in Macroeconomics and Finance in Cologne, Germany

Stefania Albanesi presented Credit Growth and the Financial Crisis: A New Narrative at a conference hosted by the... View »

Research of Professor Randy Walsh and Michael LeGower (Pitt Alum - US. Federal Trade Commission) featured in cleveland.com

Promise scholarship programs as place-making policy: Evidence from school enrollment and housing prices (Michael LeGower, Randall Walsh), published in the Journal of Urban Economics was... View »

Professor Lise Vesterlund delivers Keynote speech at The University of Chicago

Professor Lise Vesterlunded delivered a Keynote Speech at the 4th SPI Conference, Philanthropy Innovations Conference held... View »

Professor Lise Vesterlund was a Featured Speaker

Professor Lise Vesterlund was a Featured Speaker at The University of Chicago's Science of Diversity & Inclusion... View »

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