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Alumna Wins Schwarzman Scholarship

Sangya Gyawali (A&S ’16), who studied anthropology and economics at Pitt, is one of 147 scholars headed to... View »

Professor Jason Cook's work is referenced in The New York Times

Professor Jason Cook's working paper "Is there Still son Preference in the United States?" is referenced in The New York Times article:... View »

Pitt Economic Alumna Lia Petrose Named 2019 Rhodes Scholar

Lia Petrose ( A & S '17), who earned degrees in neuroscience and economics has been named a 2019... View »

Professor Jason Cook received the Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award

Professor Jason Cook was awarded the Distinguished... View »

Professor Allison Shertzer has featured article in the Journal of Economic History

The Editors of The Journal of Economic History are pleased to announce Shari Eli, Laura Salisbury and Allison Shertzer's article, "... View »

Professor Walsh in cited in Pacific Standard, Citylab.

Professor Randy Walsh discusses Why Some Home Prices Rebound Quickly After a Forest Fire in an... View »

We are saddened to report that Werner Troesken, Professor of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh, passed away on September 14th.

Werner completed his PhD in economics at Washington University, St. Louis in 1992. He was an insightful and innovative economic historian who broke new ground in the study of health, race, and... View »

Professor Lise Vesterlund's article in the Harvard Business Review

Professor Lise Vesterlund's article was featured in the Harvard Business Review. You can access... View »

Economics Student Zachary Mattson Awarded David C. Frederick Scholarship

The award grants $10,000 to exceptional, high-achieving students, so they can reduce their work hours to focus on more academic pursuits. Zach has always been a mentor to other students on campus... View »

Harvey Cohen Undergaduate Research Prize

We are happy to announce the first class of Harvey Cohen Undergaduate Research Prize winners:


William Mischler
Srihaasa Kompella
Quinn Danielson
Manpreet Dhankar... View »

Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences profiles PhD student Jiyeon Kim and her research.

The Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences has profiled PhD student Jiyeon Kim as part of its Student Spotlight series.  Jiyeon explains the significance of her research and why she chose to... View »

Professor Ripoll is the Program Co-Chair for the SED conference

Professor Marla Ripoll will serve as Program Committee Co-Chair for the 2019 Society for Economic Dynamics Annual Conference to be held... View »

Professor David Huffman's AEA interview.

The AEA interviewed Professor David Huffman about how a person's cognitive ability relates to the... View »

NBER covers the research of Professors Shertzer and Walsh

The National Bureau of Economic Research covers the research of Professors Allison Shertzer and Randy Walsh on the origins of... View »

Alessandro Conway awarded 2018-2019 Fulbright U. S. Student Grant to France

Congratulations to Alessandro Conway (’17 BPhil in Economics and International and Area Studies, certificate in West European Studies) on winning the 2018-19 Fulbright U.S. Student Grant to France... View »

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