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Calculus Exemption Exam

January 12, 2018

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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

January 9, 2018

Professor Nader Habibi’s article “Why Iran’s protests matter this time” can be found here: Also by Professor Habibi, “Will Protests in Iran Pave the Way for Economic Changes?” Iran’s embattled government may respond to recent protests with populist measures – but those will not necessarily create more jobs, experts say. Read the article here:

October 18, 2017

Turkey has experienced a rapid rise in university enrolment in the past decade. The total number of students in universities and other institutions of higher education increased by 91% from 3.5 million students in 2008 to 6.7 million in 2013. The uptrend has continued in recent years and as of December 2016, nearly 7.2 million students […]

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.