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Sep 18 2018 | SIEPR | Posted In: Faculty, In the Press
Matthew Gentzkow's study, one of the first of its kind and published less than two months before the 2018 midterm elections, examines the effectiveness of Facebook's efforts in controlling the spread of fake news.
Jun 1 2018 | New York Times | Posted In: Faculty, In the Press
John Shoven's co-authored National Bureau of Economic Research working paper, "The Power of Working Longer," looks at the positive effect of working longer has on retirement income.
Jun 1 2018 | Posted In: Faculty
In Diminishing Returns at Work: The Consequences of Long Working Hour, John Pencavel provides an overview of how the length of working hours evolved from the 19th century to today and how the number of working hours affect work performance and other outcomes, including health, well-being and wages.
Feb 20 2018 | Posted In: Faculty
Tim Breshanan, along with Ariel Pakes and Rob Porter, has won the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award.  This award was given to them in recognition for opening up the field of empirical industrial organization. 
Jan 18 2018 | Posted In: Faculty, In the Press
The Economics Department congratulates Paul Milgrom and David Kreps and Robert Wilson from the Graduate School of Business on receiving the prestigious John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science.  The National Academy of Sciences presents this award every two years in  recognition of...