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10/20/2020
Yale economist Marina Halac is breaking barriers in a traditionally male-dominated field.  In 2016 — seven years out of graduate school — Halac won the Elaine Bennett...
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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 (...
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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...
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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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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...