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07/27/2020
A new report by Yale economists and Cowles research staff members finds no evidence that the enhanced jobless benefits Congress authorized in March in...
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06/29/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic’s devastating economic impact has intensified the need for timely and reliable economic data. A team of social scientists led by Nobel Prize-...
2020-21 Anderson Fellows: Zijian He, Disa Hynjo, Masaki Miyashita, Vitor Possebom, and Trever Williams
05/26/2020
The Cowles Foundation has announced the 2020-21 recipients of the Arvid Anderson Prize Fellowship in Economics.  The five graduate students are: Zijian He (...
Portraits of Truman Bewley and Peter Phillips
05/21/2020
The FAS recently honored thirteen retiring faculty members for their long-time service to the university including Economics Professors Truman Bewley and Peter Phillips....
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05/21/2020
Governments across the globe have imposed strict lockdowns to slow the spread of COVID-19. These measures have reduced infection rates, but also triggered the most severe...
William Nordhaus portrait
03/23/2020
On October 8, 2020, in Washington, DC, the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) will award the 2020 Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize to Cowles Staff...
Tjalling Koopmans’ Nobel Prize Medal in display case
03/13/2020
The Cowles Foundation has put Tjalling Koopmans’ Nobel Prize Medal on permanent display at 30 Hillhouse. A secure showcase alongside a plaque are mounted on a wall in the...