• Timur Kuran
  • In the Media: Turkey: A Former Emerging Market Star Stumbles
  • In the span of just four years, Turkey’s GDP growth has slowed significantly. Experts believe the country “needs a boost in political confidence in order to grow,” but that may be difficult given the current political landscape. Professor Timur Kuran weighs in on the topic. Read More
    • Craig Burnside
  • Craig Burnside Named Department Chair
  • Professor A. Craig Burnside has been appointed chair of the Department of Economics. His five-year term began on June 1, 2015, and he officially has taken up residence in Suite 213. The macroeconomist shared with us his vision for the future of the department. Read More

Weekly Events Aug 30 – Sep 05

  • September 01, 2015

    • Economics Theory Lunch
    • Volodymyr Baranovskyi

      "Optimal Auctions with Ex-Post Verification and Limited Punishments"

      11:45am - 1:00pm, Social Sciences 113

    • Labor Lunch
    • Brian Clark (Pre-Practice JMT)

      "Shocked Out of STEM: Effect of Labor Market Shocks on Major Switching"

      12:00pm - 1:00pm, Social Sciences 111

    • Macro Seminar Series
    • Anmol Bhandari (University of Minnesota)

      "Fiscal Policy and Debt Management with Incomplete Markets"

      1:15pm - 2:45pm, Social Sciences 113

  • September 04, 2015

    • Microeconometrics Lunch
    • Allan Collard-Wexler

      "Production Function Estimation with Measurement Error in Inputs"

      12:00pm - 1:00pm, Social Sciences 109

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