• Steel Mill

    Technological disruption, not trade, doomed U.S. steel jobs.

    Read the article on Duke Today.

    • Timur Kuran
  • Commentary: Turkey's Changing Freedom Deficit
  • "Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) rose to power in 2002 on the promise that it would give pious Muslims religious freedom. Fourteen years later, 'freedom' is the last thing the AKP has delivered," writes Professor Timur Kuran in an op-ed for Project Syndicate. Read More
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  • Postdoc Michael Albert Joins CS-Econ Community at Duke
  • The Departments of Economics and Computer Science have jointly funded a new postdoctoral position to support the growing economics and computation community at Duke University. Alumnus Michael Albert (Fuqua Ph.D. ’13) will be working primarily with Professors Vincent Conitzer and Charles Becker. Read More
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  • 'Understanding Housing Booms and Busts': Q&A with Craig Burnside
  • In his recently published paper, macroeconomist Craig Burnside examines how housing bubbles are escalated by the spread of misguided beliefs and impossible expectations. Burnside shares his insight into housing booms and busts and the current state of the housing market, and offers advice to prospective homebuyers. Read More

Weekly Events Sep 25 – Oct 01

  • September 27, 2016

    • Labor Lunch
    • Tyler Ransom (Practice JMT)

      "Selective Migration, Occupational Choice, and the Wage Returns to College Majors"

      11:30am - 1:00pm, Social Sciences 111

  • September 28, 2016

    • Fuqua Finance Seminar
    • Filippo Mezzanotti (Northwestern)

      "Sovereign Debt Exposure and the Bank Lending Channel: Impact on Credit Supply and the Real Economy"

      10:30am - 12:00pm, Berntsen Classroom

    • Public/IO Lunch
    • Tedi Skiti (Practice JMT)

      "Strategic Technology Adoption and Entry Deterrence in the U.S. Local Broadband Markets"

      11:45am - 1:00pm, Social Sciences 111

    • Labor and Development Seminar Series
    • Jeff Smith (Michigan)

      "Does Federally-Funded Job Training Work? Non-experimental Estimates of WIA Training Impacts Using Longitudinal Data on Workers and Firms"

      3:15pm - 4:45pm, Social Sciences 111

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