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.
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.
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.
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...