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Winter 2023 Newsletter

Letter from the chair

I write to you in my role as Chair of the Economics Department. I succeeded Joe Ferrie in September. The pandemic began six months into Joe’s term, and he capably shepherded the department through three stressful years.

Northwestern has just completed the fall quarter, and we in the Department look forward to an exciting winter and spring. As many of you know, this is the time of year when we actively recruit both new faculty and the next cohort of Ph.D. students. 

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This upcoming March, the Department will be hosting two conferences: the New Economic History of China Conference, organized by Joel Mokyr and Nancy Qian, and the Conference of Former Northwestern Econometrics Students, organized by Ivan Canay

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