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Calculus Exemption Exam

September 8, 2017

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July 16, 2017

The Department of Economics, the Brandeis International Business School and Rosenberg Institute of Global Finance presented the Sixth Annual Summer Workshop in International Economics and Finance

Economics Department Blog

March 13, 2017

On Tuesday, March 7th, the economics department held it’s annual “Life After Brandeis” event.  We were pleased to have a great group of alumni attend to answer questions from our students. The panel, pictured from left to right, are: Haotian Shen ’15 MAief’16, Ben Luxenberg ’09, Axel Szmulewiez ’16, Anna Kaufman ’10, and Joey Wang […]

March 11, 2017

Prof. Raphael Schoenle’s work “Inflation Dynamics During the Crisis” with Simon Gilchrist, Jae Sim and Egon Zakrajsek was published in the 2017 March issue of the American Economic Review, the flagship journal of the American Economics Association.

January 21, 2017

From the latest issue of the Atlantic … A well-known study by the economists Eli Berman and Linda T.M. Bui of Boston University looked at the aftermath of new regulations governing air quality in Los Angeles. The South Coast Air Quality Management District in Los Angeles enacted some of the country’s most stringent air quality […]

December 23, 2016

Liquidity constrained firms increased prices in 2008, while their unconstrained counterparts cut prices, a study by Simon Gilchrist, Raphael Schoenle, Jae Sim, and Egon Zakrajšek shows. This reflects decisions by the constrained firms to preserve internal liquidity and avoid accessing external finance, factors that strengthen the countercyclical behavior of markups. To read more, see Inflation […]