News

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 »

Professor Berkowitz will be featured as a Keynote Speaker at Peking University

Professor Daniel Berkowitz will be a Keynote Speaker at the upcoming Third CCER Summer Institute organized by the... View »

Professor Albanesi's work featured on NPR's "All Things Considered"

Professor Stefania  Albanesi's  work "Credit Growth and the Financial Crisis" A New Narrative" was included In... View »

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 »

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