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

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 »

Nora Wagman has been awarded a David L. Boren Scholarship

Nora Wagman (BA-Economics 2018), has been awarded a David L. Boren Scholarship from the National Security Education Program. Nora is studying Swahili through the African Flagship Languages... View »

Graduate Student to Attend Economics Sciences Meeting with Nobel Laureates

Graduate student Felipe Augusto de Araujo will join 350 young economists and 18 Nobel Laureates from around the world as they gather for the 6th Lindau... View »

Professor Mylovanov's work accepted for publication in Econometrica

Professor Tymofiy Mylovanov's paper "Persuasion of a Privately Informed Receiver" has been accepted for publication in Econometrica.

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Annual Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Conference to be held in Pittsburgh May 31st - June 2nd.

The annual summer conference of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists will be held at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh May 31st through June 2nd. The... View »

Professor Albanesi newly appointed as a Research Associate of the NBER

Professor Stefania Albanesi has been appointed as a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in the Economic Fluctuations and Growth group. 

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Economics of Thirst: Pittsburgh transplants

Read a feature article in The Pitt News about Prof. Andrea La Nauze 

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Economics Undergraduate Alum named one of Pittsburgh Magazine's 40 under 40 for 2016

Michael Nites, an Economics Major Alumni has been named one of P... View »

Professor Lise Vesterlund's new research and related interview are featured by the American Economic Association

Professor Lise Vesterlund's new research, “Breaking the glass ceiling with “no”: Gender differences in Declining Requests for Non-Promotable Tasks,”  published in the American Economic Review... View »

Professor Andrea La Nauze awarded a Social Science Research Initiative grant

Professors Andrea La Nauze (Economics), Iza Ding (Political Science) and Post-doctoral fellow Graham Beattie were selected for a grant entitled Clouded Judgment: Air Pollution and Decision Making... View »

Professor Rawski is awarded a Social Science Research Initiative grant.

Chinese Nuclear Power: Growth Prospects, Challenges, Global Impact is a joint initiative with the Professors Tom Rawski (Economics), Daniel Cole (Engineering), Ravi Madhavan (KGSB), and Kay... View »