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The Minority Report: How Errors in Census Counts Affect Federal Spending

Thursday, January 16, 2020
Professor Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato's research leads the annual Minority Report, the AEA’s Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession, the National Economic Association, and the American Society of Hispanic Economists. Suárez Serrato's research looks at how census... Read More »
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China’s 2009 VAT Reform and Lumpy Investment Behaviour

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Vox Dev features new research by professors Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato and Daniel Xu, and PhD student Xian Jiang regarding the impact of China's VAT reform. 
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Ph.D. Student Chelsea Garber Named Top Instructor in 2020 Dean's Awards

Friday, January 10, 2020
Ph.D. student Chelsea Garber was named as one of three outstanding teachers at Duke, and was awarded the 2020 Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Garber is a 6th-year doctoral candidate and studies public and urban economics. 
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Professor Peter Arcidiacono Recognized for Contribution to U.S. Education Policy Research

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Duke Economics professor Peter Arcidiacono has been named as one of the top education scholars in the United States by American Enterprise Institute director of education policy studies and Education Week blogger Frederick M. Hess. The ranking was released Wednesday, January 8.... Read More »
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2040 Vision: What Will Durham Look Like in 2040?

Monday, January 6, 2020
Professor Charles Becker weighs in on what Durham will look like in 20 years. Becker currently teaches an urban and real estate economics course that focuses on Durham.
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Duke Econ Faculty and Graduate Students to Attend Annual ASSA Meeting in San Diego

Thursday, January 2, 2020
San Diego, California. Land of sun, surf, and…economists? That’s right, it’s that time of year. The annual ASSA meeting will be held January 3 - 5, 2020. Duke faculty and graduate students will be presenting or participating as chairs, co-authors, discussants, and panelists, while Ph.D ... Read More »
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Duke Economics Celebrates Milestones for Faculty and Staff

Friday, December 20, 2019
2019 is coming to a close, and Duke Economics is celebrating milestones for several faculty and staff in the department. In 2019, Pietro Peretto celebrated 25 years at Duke. Faculty and staff celebrating 20 years at Duke are Peter Arcidiacono, Amy Clayton, Connel Fullenkamp, and Thomas Nechyba... Read More »
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Professor Vincent Conitzer Recognized by Association for Computing Machinery

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Professor Vincent Conitzer was recently recognized as one of 58 professionals that has made substantive contributions to the field of computing technology. 
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Duke Students Tackle Interviews Involving Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Companies are using different tactics when it comes to interviewing students. DFE teaching director Emma Rasiel is helping students prepare for these unconventional interviews. 
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Steve Medema's New Book Offers Concise Discussions of Economics Topics

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Professor Steve Medema's new book on this history of several topics in economics is available this month. 

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