Bruce Caldwell discusses socialism on WUNC's "The State of Things"

Sunday, November 15, 2009
15 November 2009 12:00AM Tuesday, September 01 2009 by Frank Stasio and Susan Davis | Send to a friend You can’t tune into the current health care debate or the ongoing story of the financial crisis without hearing the word “socialism.”  The politically-charged term is... Read More »

Financial Fact Challenge

Thursday, November 5, 2009
05 November 2009 12:00AM Some quick-thinking undergraduate students of economics and business recently competed to test their financial knowledge and win a trip to New York. In this video piece, see highlights from the competition, part of the Financial Education Partnership program at Duke.

Job Market Candidates 2009-2010

Wednesday, October 28, 2009
28 October 2009 12:00AM Five of our outstanding Ph.D. students are now on the job market. Jason Blevins, Roberto Pancrazi, Nurgul Ukueva, Marija Vukotic and Sarah Zubairy are scheduled to graduate in May 2010. In the Job Market Candidates area, you'll find information on all five candidates along... Read More »

Seth Sanders Named Director of Duke's Population Research Institute

Wednesday, October 21, 2009
21 October 2009 3:49PM DURHAM, N.C. -- Economics professor Seth Sanders has been named the new director of the Duke University Population Research Institute (DuPRI), an affiliate of the Social Science Research Institute, the provost's office announced. DuPRI's research focus includes aging, health... Read More »

Students Learn About Credit Crunch Up Close

Monday, October 19, 2009
19 October 2009 12:00AM Durham, NC -- As financial markets lost value this year, a group of Duke University students found themselves in the midst of the turmoil, developing an investment strategy for a major Wall Street firm. While living in New York City for the semester, a team of eight students... Read More »

Andrew Patton: Modeling the Markets

Friday, October 16, 2009
16 October 2009 1:25PM Economist uses math models to describe financial markets Durham, NC -- As an ordinary guy making a living, Andrew Patton is as dismayed as the next person about the downturn in the financial markets. But as an economist whose research investigates the behavior of stock... Read More »

Specialty Courts for Medical Malpractice Legal Disputes

Friday, October 9, 2009
09 October 2009 1:29PM

Defensive Medicine and Healthcare Costs

Thursday, October 8, 2009
08 October 2009 4:01PM

Economist Timur Kuran is helping to build the Duke Islamic Studies Center

Thursday, September 24, 2009
24 September 2009 12:00AM For the full story...

Study Suggests Why Parents Stricter With Older Children

Wednesday, September 23, 2009
23 September 2009 12:00AM Professor Joe Hotz discusses his recent research on risky behavior and adolescents. Duke Today featured a video presentation of the work. The paper, "Games Parents and Adolescents Play"  appeared in the April 2008 issue of the Economic Journal. Read the full story or watch... Read More »