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Jun 13 2017 | Posted In: Awards
The Department of Economics is pleased to announce Professor Paul Milgrom as the recipient of the 2016-17 School of Humanities & Sciences Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching. This prestigious award recognizes Paul's many contributions to classroom teaching, mentoring, and advising, from...
Apr 18 2017 | Posted In: Faculty
The Economic Growth Center at Yale founded the Simon Kuznets Lecture Series in 1986. The series honors the late Simon Kuznets, who helped establish the Center in 1961 and received the Nobel Prize in economics in 1971. The series is dedicated to “Quantitative Aspects of the Economic Growth of...
Apr 14 2017 | Posted In: In the Press
One of the most prestigious AEA awards, the John Bates Clark Medal, has been awarded to Dave Donaldson. According to the AEA, Dave Donaldson is not only the most exciting economist in the area of empirical trade, but has also made several important methodological and substantive contributions.  The...
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...

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