February 20, 2023 – from Northwestern University
Rebecca M. Blank, former president-elect and professor of economics at Northwestern, died Friday, Feb. 17, from cancer. She was 67 years old.
February 9, 2023 – from Northwestern University
Northwestern honored 92 faculty members who earned tenure in 2020, 2021 and 2022 during a Feb. 6 ceremony in Evanston.
January 9, 2023 – from Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory
Economic Theory Fellows are selected for their scientific excellence, originality, and leadership; high ethical standards; and scholarly and creative achievement.
January 2, 2023 – from American Economic Association
Jackson was previously Co-Editor of American Economic Journal: Economic Policy
December 8, 2022 – from Business History Review
His paper will be published in the Winter 2022 Issue
November 15, 2022 – from U.S. Agency for International Development
Professor Karlan will serve as USAID’s principal economist and top expert on economic policy and analysis.
November 15, 2022 – from Northwestern University
Petryk is majoring in economics and international studies. She is interested in U.S. foreign policy and strengthening international commitments on economic development.
October 31, 2022 – from Associated Student Government
Every year, the Associated Student Government (ASG)asks the undergraduate student body to nominate faculty and administrators they believe have made an exceptional impact on their academic journey at Northwestern University. This year, Economics Department's Eric Schulz, James Hornsten, Mark Witte, Maxim Sinitsyn, Richard Walker, Sara Hernández-Saborit, and Sidonia McKenzie are recognized for their impact.
October 21, 2022 – from Northwestern University
Congratulations to Piotr Dworczak and Benjamin Golub for their tenureship, and Lori Beaman and Mar Reguant for their promotions to full professor.
October 21, 2022 – from National Bureau of Economic Research
Working from home may have boosted fertility among college-educated women
October 1, 2022 – from The Infrastructure Show
Railroads and motor vehicles can come into conflict at level, or at-grade crossings. Such conflicts almost always lead to deadly consequences. In this podcast we consider the trend in rail grade crossing crashes, and the differences that crossing control devices, education, and other policies might make toward mitigating this risk.
September 19, 2022 – from The Econometric Society
New Econometric Society fellows also include Northwestern alumni Guido Menzio and Laura Veldkamp.
September 8, 2022 – from The Atlantic
It’s not just the pandemic. For a wealthy country, Americans of every age, at every income level, are unusually likely to die, from guns, drugs, cars, our bodies. Back to top