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Apr 12 2017 | Posted In: In the Press
The Department congratulates Ilya Segal on his appointment to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  Professor Segal was one of 6 distinguished economists award membership this year.  
Feb 21 2017 | NYT Kenneth Arrow | Posted In: In the Press
It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of our colleague, mentor and friend.  Ken Arrow passed away earlier today, February 21, 2017.  For many of us, Ken was the embodiment of our field.  We are reminded of his foundational influence on a daily basis in our research and teaching, and...
Feb 21 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the Press
Seven faculty members from Stanford have been named 2017 Sloan Research Fellows. It is also of note, that  four out of eight Sloan Research Fellows awarded in Economics for 2017, are current or former Stanford Economics affliates.     The fellowships, awarded yearly since 1955, honor those early-...
Jan 18 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the Press
Fabricated stories favoring Donald Trump were shared a total of 30 million times, nearly quadruple the number of pro-Hillary Clinton shares leading up to the election, according to Stanford economist Matthew Gentzkow. Even so, he and his co-author find that the most widely circulated hoaxes were...
Jan 18 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the Press
Public schools dominate in a list of top 10 colleges that channel kids from low- or middle-income families to the top 20 percent of American wage earners in a study co-authored by Stanford economist Raj Chetty. The study examined the “mobility rate” of every college in America, and found that...

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