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Economics Department Blog

June 18, 2018

“In recent years Iran’s labour market has failed to generate adequate employment for the growing number of university graduates. As a result, not only has the unemployment rate among university graduates sharply increased, but a growing number of university graduates who have found employment are working in occupations that do not require university skills. In […]

May 17, 2018

Professor Nader Habibi, Henry J. Leir Professor of the Economics of the Middle East and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics, spoke with NPR recently on the U.S. pullout of the Iran Nuclear deal and it’s effect on the major companies in Iran. “The European economies and Asian economies have a lot more trade […]

March 29, 2018

March 22, 2018 Kathryn Graddy, Fred and Rita Richman Distinguished Professor of Economics and Senior Associate Dean of the Brandeis International Business School (IBS), was awarded an honorary doctorate at the Copenhagen Business School’s 101st Annual Celebration on March 16, 2018. See the full article on IBS News and Media

March 29, 2018

The Brandeis Economics Department has achieved top rankings in College Factual. College Factual, a data-filled website that helps students discover the right college, major and career for them through national rankings, matching technology, and in-depth college profiles, has released their rankings. See the link below: https://www.collegefactual.com/colleges/brandeis-university/news/top-college-2018-top-ranked-economics/