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Research Assistantship Position for Recent Undergraduate Economics Graduates

Friday, September 17, 2010
17 September 2010 12:00AM Economics professors David Laibson (Harvard University), Brigitte Madrian (Harvard University), James Choi (Yale University) and John Beshears (Stanford University) are seeking full-time research assistants who will begin employment during the summer of 2011. This one-year... Read More »
Pharmaceutical Economics Conference Honoring Grabowski

Pharmaceutical Economics Conference Honoring Grabowski

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
14 September 2010 12:00AM This Friday, researchers from the U.S. and Europe will meet to discuss new research in the field of pharmaceutical economics. The symposium is in honor of Economics Professor Henry Grabowski, who has been at Duke University since 1972 and is the Director of the Program in... Read More »

RAships for Econ Students with Prof. Daniel Chen (Duke Law)

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
14 September 2010 12:00AM Professor Daniel Chen at the Law School is looking for several research assistants.  He received his Economics PhD from MIT in 2004 and JD from Harvard in 2009.  
Enjoying the Time to Carefully Research: Davies Fellow Suanna Oh

Enjoying the Time to Carefully Research: Davies Fellow Suanna Oh

Monday, September 13, 2010
13 September 2010 12:00AM Senior Suanna Oh investigates the roles of hereditary and environmental influence on child development. The Davies Fellowship allowed her to have a different kind of research experience this summer. In her own words, Oh explains her project and experience: I spent the... Read More »
Exploring the Economic Reasons for Trailer Parks

Exploring the Economic Reasons for Trailer Parks

Wednesday, September 8, 2010
08 September 2010 12:00AM Davies Fellow Caitlin Gorback, a rising senior, spent part of the summer expanding her research work from the Spring term on trailer parks. Her work will be expanded into an honors thesis this year. Here Gorback shares about her summer experience:  This past summer I have... Read More »

BlackRock Information Session

Tuesday, September 7, 2010
07 September 2010 12:00AM BlackRock's Campus Recruiting Department is currently recruiting for their 2011 Analyst Class and invites economics students to their on-campus information session at Duke University on September 14, 2010. The session is open to economics upperclassmen, student clubs, or... Read More »
Innovative Research Highlighted at Seven Gatherings This Fall

Innovative Research Highlighted at Seven Gatherings This Fall

Friday, September 3, 2010
03 September 2010 12:00AM Beginning in September, the Department of Economics will be busy hosting five economics conferences and two economics jamborees. Top senior and junior researchers will be presenting their work in a wide range of areas including but not limited to macro- and microeconomics... Read More »

Adam Smith? Who's He?

Thursday, September 2, 2010
02 September 2010 12:00AM

New Market Design Sequence for Economics Ph.D.s

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
01 September 2010 12:00AM Professors Atila Abdulkiroglu and David McAdams are excited to announce a new three-course sequence for Econ PhD students:  
Rollin Say, Davies Fellow, Works with the Telemedicine Project in Brazil

Rollin Say, Davies Fellow, Works with the Telemedicine Project in Brazil

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
01 September 2010 12:00AM Senior Rollin Say, who studies both economics and global health, traveled this summer as both a Davies Fellow and Duke Engage participant in Brazil. Here in his own words, Say explains his work and research experience in a remote Amazon community during the past summer:  

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