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  • In Memoriam: Malcolm Gillis
  • Malcolm Gillis, the sixth president of Rice University, died Oct. 4 at age 74. He previously served at Duke University as dean of the faculty of arts and sciences (1991-1993), dean of the graduate school and vice provost for academic affairs (1986-1991), and professor in the Department of Economics (1967-1969, 1984-1993).  Read More
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  • Trailer Park Economics: A System Failing the Tenants
  • Due to increasing demand for affordable housing, about 20 million Americans live in mobile homes even though trailer park management might be anything but fair. Professor Charles Becker studies the bad options given a "voiceless" population.  Read More
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  • Lanteri Brings Macroeconomic Expertise to Duke
  • How can governments combat unemployment during recessions? Should the Fed raise interest rates? Professor Andrea Lanteri aspires to answer these types of questions with his research. His specialty is designing, solving, and simulating computational models of the macroeconomy. Read More
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  • Duke 8th in Latest U.S. News Ranking
  • Duke placed eighth in the latest annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report magazine of national universities that offer doctoral degrees. Last year Duke was ranked in a tie for eighth. The university also was recognized in the new "Most Innovative Schools" category. Read More

Weekly Events Oct 04 – Oct 10

  • October 06, 2015

    • Labor Lunch
    • Margaux Luflade

      "Elite High-School Education and College choice: Evidence from Tunisia."

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

    • Macro Seminar Series
    • Ryan Chahrour (Boston College)

      "Amplification Through Learning and the Nature of Sentiments"

      1:15pm - 2:45pm, Social Sciences 113

    • Public and IO Seminar Series
    • Matthew Turner (Brown University)

      "Transport Infrastructure, Urban Growth and Market Access in China (joint with Baum-Snow, Brandt, Henderson, and Zhang)"

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

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