• 2014 15 incoming phds
  • First-Year Economics Ph.D. Students Arrive at Duke
  • Fall semester classes do not begin until Aug. 25, but the first wave of incoming students has already arrived. The newest batch of doctoral candidates comprises 15 students – five women and 10 men – from Canada, China, Estonia, Russia, and the United States.  Read More
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  • Weintraub Completes History of Equilibrium Project
  • Students of economic theory may be familiar with Arrow-Debreu’s model of general equilibrium, but they likely have not given much thought to its history. Professor Weintraub has published a new book on three economists’ quests to prove the existence of competitive equilibrium.  Read More

July 2014

  • July 15, 2014

    • Labor Lunch
    • Marie Hull

      "Family Shocks to Academic Achievement"

      12:00pm - 1:00pm, Social Sciences 111

  • July 29, 2014

    • Labor Lunch
    • Katya Roshchina

      "Can Firms Benefit From Abundant Labor? Evidence From the Spillovers of Mass Layoffs"

      12:00pm - 1:00pm, Social Sciences 327

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