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 »

New Diversity Recruitment Initiative and the Hot Metal Bridge Program

The Hot Metal Bridge Program at the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh is a two-semester post-baccalaureate fellowship program for students who will help us meet... View »

Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings will be held at Pitt on November 3 – 5, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Economics at Pitt will be hosting the Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings on November 3 – 5, 2017. The program committee includes our macro faculty (... View »

Professor Stefania Albanesi gave Keynote Address

Professor Albanesi gave a Keynote Address on December 6, 2016 at the 17th IWH-CIREQ-GW Macroeconometric Workshop:  Inequality, micro data and macroeconomics.

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Professor Vesterlund featured in The Atlantic

Professor Lise Vesterlund's paper "Knowing When to Ask: The Cost of Leaning In" was cited in an article entitled... View »

Professor Thomas Rawski featured in "South China Morning Post"

Professor Rawski comments in South China Morning Post's... View »