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Graduate Program Applications Increase Once Again

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
15 February 2011 12:00AM

Vincent Conitzer, Professor of Computer Science and Economics, Wins Prestigious 2011 Computers and Thought Award

Monday, February 14, 2011
14 February 2011 12:00AM Vincent Conitzer was honored for his "seminal work at the boundary of microeconomic theory and artificial intelligence, in particular for groundbreaking work on computational aspects of game theory, social choice, and mechanism design," according to the International Joint... Read More »

Second Annual International Summit for Careers in Economics

Thursday, February 10, 2011
10 February 2011 12:00AM The second annual International Summit for Careers in Economics (ISCE) will be held Thursday, February 24th, 2011 in Durham, North Carolina at the Hilton Hotel.  The summit is an opportunity for prospective employers to network with and recruit top students currently... Read More »
Andrew Patton's Forecast Evaluation Paper Chosen for JBES Session

Andrew Patton's Forecast Evaluation Paper Chosen for JBES Session

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
09 February 2011 12:00AM  
From Wall Street Back to Duke

From Wall Street Back to Duke

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
08 February 2011 12:00AM "If it wasn't for my start at Duke, I would never have had all of the great things that have happened to me in life, and I want to pay that all back," said Duke alum and Wall Street veteran, John Caccavale. Duke has welcomed that offer, hiring Caccavale to be the new... Read More »
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 »

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