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Professor & Two MA Alums Offer Insight into Middle East Events

Professor & Two MA Alums Offer Insight into Middle East Events

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
02 February 2011 12:00AM The recent events in the Middle East have many around the world anxiously watching to see the outcome of the unrest. Professor Timur Kuran, Egyptian-American Karim Foda and Egyptian Ahmed Abdel-Wahab offer their insights into the situation in three separate interviews.   ... Read More »
From the Midwest to the Big Apple: MA Alumna Tracey Freiberg

From the Midwest to the Big Apple: MA Alumna Tracey Freiberg

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
01 February 2011 12:00AM
New Faculty Member Nir Jaimovich Brings Macroeconomic Expertise

New Faculty Member Nir Jaimovich Brings Macroeconomic Expertise

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
26 January 2011 12:00AM When macroeconomist Nir Jaimovich was at the age to start reading and learning about the world, he found himself surrounded by interesting but undesirable news. “All the news I was exposed to was about the macroeconomy – instability, big inflation, unemployment, recessions... Read More »
Center for the History of Political Economy Receives Large Grant

Center for the History of Political Economy Receives Large Grant

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
25 January 2011 12:00AM

Upcoming Department Seminars

Thursday, January 20, 2011
20 January 2011 12:00AM The Department of Economics is happy to invite the following exciting young economists on junior recruiting visits this year. Their papers are available in the "Recruiting" tab of our departmental Intranet site: 1/21: Mar Reguant (MIT, IO, multi-unit auctions and the Spanish... Read More »
Former Dept. Chair, Chancellor, Provost John Blackburn Passes

Former Dept. Chair, Chancellor, Provost John Blackburn Passes

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
19 January 2011 12:00AM Former Duke Provost and Chancellor John O. Blackburn passed away Jan. 16 at his home in Durham.
Alumni Spotlight: Kofi Acquah

Alumni Spotlight: Kofi Acquah

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
12 January 2011 12:00AM Born and raised in Ghana’s capital city of Accra, Kofi Acquah (M.A. '10) came to the U.S. to study undergraduate economics at the University of Washington and enrolled in the Duke MA program in the fall of 2008. Upon earning his Master's degree, Acquah joined the research... Read More »
The New York Times Names Durham A Top Place to Visit in 2011

The New York Times Names Durham A Top Place to Visit in 2011

Monday, January 10, 2011
10 January 2011 12:00AM
New Research Presented at the AEA Annual Conference in January

New Research Presented at the AEA Annual Conference in January

Wednesday, January 5, 2011
05 January 2011 12:00AM Recent faculty research in a wide range of fields was presented at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association on Jan. 6 - 9. Econometrics, choice theory, the history of economics, matching theory and environmental economics were among the topics showcased. In... Read More »
Once Master's Students, Now Ph.D. Job Market Candidates This Year

Once Master's Students, Now Ph.D. Job Market Candidates This Year

Thursday, December 9, 2010
09 December 2010 12:00AM Three graduates of the Master's in Economics program are now nearing completion of their doctoral studies. Nujin Prasertsom, Tae Bong Kim and Lirong Xia are expected to finish their Ph.D. studies in May 2011 and are now job market candidates. "Moving from college to a Ph.D... Read More »

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