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Federico Bugni in Econometrica

Federico Bugni in Econometrica

Tuesday, January 19, 2010
19 January 2010 12:00AM Federico Bugni, an assistant professor who joined the department last year, has had a paper accepted for publication in Econometrica, the Journal of the Econometric Society. "Bootstrap Inference in Partially Identified Models Defined by Moment Inequalities: Coverage of the... Read More »
Q&A with Ikee Gardner, Class of '08

Q&A with Ikee Gardner, Class of '08

Friday, January 15, 2010
15 January 2010 12:00AM Ikee Gardner (pictured top left), a double major in Economics and English, shares her experience working in Korea and offers suggestions for current and prospective economics students in the interview below. What is your hometown? Chicago, Illinois, USA. What have... Read More »
Facebook Page Launched by Duke's Department of Economics

Facebook Page Launched by Duke's Department of Economics

Thursday, January 14, 2010
14 January 2010 12:00AM  ]]>The department of economics at Duke University officially launched its Facebook page on January 13, corresponding with the first day of the spring semester. Professor Connel Fullenkamp was the first faculty member to post on the wall, offering some unique tips... Read More »
“A Wobbly Crutch": Fullenkamp on Remittances in IMF Magazine

“A Wobbly Crutch": Fullenkamp on Remittances in IMF Magazine

Tuesday, January 12, 2010
12 January 2010 12:00AM Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor Connel Fullenkamp offered his perspective on remittances in the December 2009 issue of the International Monetary Fund magazine “Finance and Development.” Fullenkamp and his coauthor, Ralph Chami, explain the... Read More »
Economist Paul Samuelson's Papers Coming to Duke

Economist Paul Samuelson's Papers Coming to Duke

Thursday, January 7, 2010
07 January 2010 12:00AM The papers of preeminent American economist Paul A. Samuelson (1914-2009) will be added to the Economists Papers Project in the Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections Library at Duke. Samuelson was the first American recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in economics... Read More »
More than Counting People

More than Counting People

Thursday, December 31, 2009
31 December 2009 12:00AM "It's one of Duke's well-kept secrets," said Gale Boyd, executive director of the Triangle Census Research Data Center, located in Social Sciences 329-D. The Triangle RDC allows researchers whose proposals have been approved by the U.S. Census Bureau to access confidential... Read More »
Rachel Kranton: Social Networks and Why They Matter

Rachel Kranton: Social Networks and Why They Matter

Monday, December 21, 2009
21 December 2009 12:00AM Read the full story from Duke University's Gist from the Mill, the social science magazine sponsored by the Social Science Research Institute. 

NEH Grant to Support 2010 Summer Institute at Duke

Tuesday, December 8, 2009
08 December 2009 12:00AM December 05, 2009 – A three-week, 2010 Summer Institute at Duke University will provide a “Boot Camp” in the history of economic thought for college faculty.The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Duke a grant of $148, 416 to support the project, “Teaching the... Read More »
Master's Program Alumni Now Ph.D.s on the Job Market

Master's Program Alumni Now Ph.D.s on the Job Market

Thursday, December 3, 2009
03 December 2009 12:00AM Three former students of our Master’s Program hit the job market this year, as they near completion of their doctoral work. Alumni Adam Aiken (’05), Byung Soo Lee (’06) and Daniel Taylor (’05) will complete their Ph.D.s in 2010. “The econometrics training I received in the... Read More »
Professor Emma Rasiel Talks Finance on Live Webcast

Professor Emma Rasiel Talks Finance on Live Webcast

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
17 November 2009 11:38AM Duke economics professor Emma Rasiel offered her perspective on the current events in the financial world and answered related questions in a live, interactive “Office Hours” webcast on Friday, Nov. 20, on Duke’s Ustream channel. Rasiel, an assistant professor of the... Read More »

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