Cowles Quarterly - Spring 2020


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Fabrizio Zilibotti on How Economics Shapes Parenting

Cowles faculty staff member Fabrizio Zilibotti talks about his new book, “Love, Money & Parenting: How Economics Explains the Way We Raise Our Kids.” Zilibotti and co-author Matthias Doepke, a professor of economics at Northwestern University, make the case that economic forces play an important role in shaping approaches to raising children.


Fabrizio Zilibotti

Costas Meghir on Seeking Scalable Solutions to Entrenched Poverty

Cowles staff member Costas Meghir speaks about this ongoing research evaluating an early-childhood intervention in Odisha, India aimed at helping children in the region’s deprived communities achieve their potential, thereby reducing the intergenerational transmission of poverty.

Costas Meghir


New Faces of Cowles

The Cowles Foundation has welcomed several new research staff members over the last two years. A brief bio-sketch follows introducing our members who represent a diverse range of fields in Economics.

New Cowles Members set against title background

A Place of Its Own: Tjalling Koopmans’ Nobel Prize Medal Now on Display

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 front lobby prominently displaying the prize.

Tjalling Koopmans' Nobel Prize Medal

Chen, Meghir Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cowles research staff members Xiaohong Chen, Malcolm K. Brachman Professor of Economics, and Costas Meghir, Douglas A Warner III Professor of Economics, were both elected to the 239th class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Chen - Meghir

2019-20 Arvid Anderson Fellows Announced

The Cowles Foundation awarded five Ph.D. students the 2019-20 Arvid Anderson Prize Fellowship in Economics

2019-20 Arvid Anderson Award Winners


Two Economists Win Nobel Prizes

To commemorate Tjalling Koopmans’ Nobel Medal, we take a look back to 1975 at the New York Times article announcing the prize awarded to both Koopmans and Leonid Kantrovovich.


New York Times Article


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