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 »

What would Keynes do?

Tuesday, September 22, 2009
22 September 2009 12:00AM In a recent video segment, Professor Roy Weintraub says the late British economist John Maynard Keynes would support fiscal stimulus plans. View the video segment here and visit the Center for History of Political Economy website to learn more about the Center's... Read More »

Duke Report: Global Health Contributes $2 Billion Annually to State Economy

Monday, September 21, 2009
21 September 2009 2:09PM The report found that more than 7,000 jobs and $508 million in salaries and wages annually can be attributed to North Carolina’s global health sector.

News Tip: Poverty Statistics Underestimate Scope of Problem, Duke Expert Says

Tuesday, September 8, 2009
08 September 2009 10:15AM