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Goodwin, Hoover, to Present at HOPE Conference This Weekend

Thursday, April 14, 2011
14 April 2011 12:00AM Written by Paul Dudenhefer
Presentation of Ph.D. Alum's Book: Why Does College Cost So Much?

Presentation of Ph.D. Alum's Book: Why Does College Cost So Much?

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
13 April 2011 12:00AM On Friday, April 15th, a celebration of the launch of the new book by Duke Ph.D. alum David H. Feldman and co-author Robert B. Archibald will be held in Room 113 in the Social Sciences Building.  In their book "Why Does College Cost So Much?" the economists argue that a... Read More »
Junior Vivek Bhattacharya Named 2011 Goldwater Scholar

Junior Vivek Bhattacharya Named 2011 Goldwater Scholar

Thursday, April 7, 2011
07 April 2011 12:00AM
Young Alum Working Hard in NYC

Young Alum Working Hard in NYC

Thursday, March 31, 2011
31 March 2011 12:00AM Alum Rish Sinha (’10) now works as an investment banker in New York City for Bank of America. Sinha majored in economics and biomedical engineering while at Duke. He took the time from his busy workweek to share his experience at Duke and as a young professional in the Big... Read More »
Connolly Wins Teaching Award

Connolly Wins Teaching Award

Thursday, March 24, 2011
24 March 2011 12:00AM
Andrew Sweeting's Research Featured in NSF's Online Magazine

Andrew Sweeting's Research Featured in NSF's Online Magazine

Monday, March 21, 2011
21 March 2011 12:00AM The National Science Foundation (NSF) has featured Professor Andrew Sweeting in a new video story in its online magazine Science Nation. As an applied microeconomist, Sweeting specializes in industrial organization; one line of his research focuses on perishable good markets.... Read More »
Master's Student to Speak on US Economic Outlook at Conference

Master's Student to Speak on US Economic Outlook at Conference

Friday, March 18, 2011
18 March 2011 12:00AM  - The robust response of policymakers helped the US economy avoid a worst-case scenario in 2009   - The newsflow has improved markedly since the Fall of 2010, and the economy is likely to grow strongly in 2011 and 2012   - Risks remain, however, from rising oil prices,... Read More »
Shakeeb Khan's Research on Nonlinear Treatment Effect Models

Shakeeb Khan's Research on Nonlinear Treatment Effect Models

Monday, March 14, 2011
14 March 2011 12:00AM  

Department Hosts NCAA Bracket Competition To Support Local Charity

Friday, March 11, 2011
11 March 2011 12:00AM This year during March Madness the economics department will host a bracket competition with a modest fee to help the Duke Partnership for Service build a safe playground for a local domestic violence shelter. Think you can outpick the economics professors? Put your prediction... Read More »
Atila Abdulkadiroglu in the QJE

Atila Abdulkadiroglu in the QJE

Monday, February 28, 2011
28 February 2011 12:00AM Professor Atila Abdulkadiroglu has a new article forthcoming in The Quarterly Journal of Economics on the economics of education. Abdulkadiroglu's research has affected the design and implementation of admissions policies of school choice programs in multiple U.S. cities.... Read More »

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