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Dec 17 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In Memoriam
Bert G. Hickman, Professor of Economics, Emeritus, passed away at the age of 95 on November 23, 2019. Hickman spent 31 years in the Stanford Economics Department, first as an Instructor from 1949-51 and then as a Professor from 1966 to 1995. He had served as the department’s Director of...
Nov 10 2019 | SIEPR | Posted In: Faculty, In the Press
Nicholas Bloom and his research colleagues use their newest measure of uncertainty, the World Uncertianty Index, to assess trade uncertainty in more than 140 countries and the effect on global economics growth.
Oct 10 2019 | Posted In: Awards, Books & Publications, Faculty
John Pencavel has been awarded the 2018 Richard A. Lester Book Award for Diminishing Returns at Work: The Consequence of Long Working Hours, the outstanding book in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics published in 2018.
Sep 30 2019 | Posted In: Awards, Books & Publications, Faculty
At the September 13-15 meetings of the Economics History Association in Atlanta, Georgia, Ran Abramitzky received the Gyorgi Ranki Prize for The Mystery of the Kibbutz: Egalitarian Principles in the Capitalist World. The prize is awarded every other year for an outstanding book on European...
Jul 2 2019 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
B. Douglas Bernheim has been selected to give the Oskar Morgenstern Lecture at the 6th World Congress of the Game Theory Society in Budapest. According to the GTS website, "The Oskar Morgenstern Lecture honors an individual who has made important contributions in game theory with signigficant...