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Join us for Homecoming 2019!

The Department of Economics invites all alumni and friends to join us in the newly-... View »

Associate Professor Tymofiy Mylovanov appointed Minister of the Economy, Ukraine

Professor Randall Walsh and Associate Professor Allison Shertzer explore The Great Migration

Segregated housing markets and the erosion of black wealth: New evidence from pre-war cities by Prottoy A. Akbar, Sijie Li, Allison Shertzer, Randall Walsh 31 August 2019

The Great... View »

Professor Albanesi chaired and organized a session on Fairness in Consumer Credit Markets

On May 9th Professor Stefania Albanesi chaired a special session on Fairness in Consumer Credit Markets at the... View »

Economics Major Sam Ressin wins Udall Foundation scholarship

Sam Ressin wins the Udall Foundation Scholarship for "leadership, public service and commitment... View »

Jialin Hou and Kelly Hyde win University award

Two Economics graduate students, Jialin Hou and Kelly Hyde, won the ARC 2019 Student Poster Contest for presentations of work using Pitt's Center for Research... View »

Professor Osea Giuntella's work is referenced in The Washington Post

Professor Osea Giuntella's paper for the Journal of Health Economics, "Sunset Time and the Economic Effects of Social Jetlag Evidence from US time Zone Borders" was referenced in an... View »

Graduate Student Prottoy Akbar wins The Benjamin H. Stevens Fellowship

Prottoy Akbar is the recipient of the Benjamin H. Stevens Graduate Fellowship in Regional Science 2019-2020. 

The Benjamin H. Stevens Graduate Fellowship in Regional Science was... View »

Graduate Student Mallory Avery talks about colonial resistance and economic development.

Fifth-year PhD student Mallory Avery shares her research on colonial resistance and economic development on... View »

Professor Berkowitz invited for a summer residency with Rockefeller Foundation

Professor Daniel Berkowitz has been invited to be a resident at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio... View »

Professor Vesterlund was Keynote Speaker at the ESA Asia-Pacific Meeting

Professor Lise Vesterlund was the Keynote Speaker at the ESA Asia-Pacific Meeting, NYU Abu Dhabi and presented an NYU Abu Dhabi... View »

Professor Albanesi awarded a National Science Foundation Grant

Professor Stefania Albanesi was awarded a National Science Foundation Grant in July, 2019 for The 2007-2009 Housing Crisis: Causes, Policy Response and Long Term Implications.

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Professor Albanesi OeNB Visiting Professorship at the University of Vienna

Professor Albanesi participated in a panel Discussion "Wealth Inequality and... View »

Professor Albanesi will be Wim Duisenberg Fellow at the European Central Bank

Professor Stefania Albanesi will be Wim Duisenberg Fellow at the European Central Bank from... View »

Professor Stefania Albanesi will be Wim Duisenberg Fellow at the European Central Bank from... View »

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