Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship awarded to three graduate students

Congratulations to Hao Feng, Chengyling Luo and Siqiang Yang for being awarded the Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year.

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Professor Sewon Hur featured on WQED's special.

Professors Shertzer and Walsh's Research Featured in The Washington Post blog and The Atlantic CityLab

Research on racial segregation and "white flight"  by Professors Shertzer and Walsh was featured in articles on The Washington Post blog entitled... View »

Economics added to Hot Metal Bridge Program

We are pleased to announce that starting in AY2016-2017, Economics will be part of the Arts & Sciences Hot Metal Bridge Program, a two-semester post-baccalaureate fellowship program for... View »

2015 Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement

Congratulations to Economics major Marko Gudic. Marko won Pitt’s 2015 Iris Marion Young Award for Political... View »

Regional Science Association International 2015 Dissertation Award

We are pleased to announce that Tate Twinam (University of Pittsburgh PhD in 2015) is the recipient of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI) 2015 Dissertation award.  Tate’s... View »

Visiting Scholar

We are excited to have David Danz from the WZB Berlin Social Science Center for the Fall semester 2015.

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New Professors Join the Department of Economics

Professor David Huffman received his PhD from University of California, Berkeley. He is joining the department from Oxford University, and has previously held positions at IZA in Bonn and at... View »

New director of PEEL

Starting August 2015, David Huffman, professor of the Economics Department, will be the new Director of the Pittsburgh Experimental Economics Laboratory.

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Yang Song to address attendees in Pitt's 2015 Commencement, April 26

Yang song who is receiving a PhD in economics will address the attendents of Pitt's 2015 commencement ceremony on behalf of the graduate students.

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Jonathan Woon’s research in youtube

Watch this Politrics video about gender differences in holding political office based on the research conducted by Jonathan Woon at PEEL

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Conference: Managing Risks in the Shale Industry: A Comparison of Policies Worldwide

Associate Professor Shanti Gamper-Rabindran will host a two day conference, March 18-19, 2015, featuring international researchers studying the management of environmental and health risks in the... View »

Alistair Wilson in the Jerusalem School in Economic Theory

Alistair Wilson will be a speaker in the “26th Jerusalem School in Economic Theory”. The program will take place from June 24th to July 3rd and will focus on theoretical and experimental work on... View »

The PEM conference is scheduled for May 18th