Understanding Booms and Busts in Housing Markets

Thursday, August 18, 2016
18 August 2016 9:54AM Abstract Some booms in housing prices are followed by busts. Others are not. It is generally difficult to find observable fundamentals that are useful for predicting whether a boom will turn into a bust or not. We develop a model consistent with these observations. Agents have... Read More »

How Technological Disruption, Not Trade, Doomed U.S. Steel Jobs

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
17 August 2016 1:06PM    

In the Media: Islam Per Se Is Not Harmful to Development

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
10 August 2016 2:55PM  

In the Media: Steel’s Decline Was About Technology, Not Trade

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
10 August 2016 2:58PM  

Department Welcomes 27 New Ph.D. Students

Thursday, August 4, 2016
04 August 2016 11:28AM As summer winds down, things here at the Department of Economics are just getting started. On Monday the Social Sciences Building opened its doors to the first batch of incoming Blue Devils: 27 Ph.D. students. This particular cohort is the largest since 2006, when 30 students... Read More »

In the Media: Which Nations Boast World's Tallest People?

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
27 July 2016 11:24AM  

New & Noteworthy: Collard-Wexler's Research Featured on Economics Blog

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
26 July 2016 10:30AM    

In the Media: A Guaranteed Federal Jobs Program Is Needed

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
13 July 2016 1:05PM  

In the Media: The Roots of Middle East Mistrust

Monday, July 11, 2016
11 July 2016 10:48AM  

Ph.D. Candidate John Singleton Awarded National Academy of Education Dissertation Fellowship

Thursday, July 7, 2016
07 July 2016 9:45AM Doctoral candidate John Singleton has been chosen as a 2016 National Academy of Education (NAEd) Spencer Dissertation Fellow. He will receive a $27,500 stipend to support the completion of his dissertation.  This program is highly selective; this year Singleton is one... Read More »