News and Events

Events

Summer Workshop in Economics and Finance

July 8, 2018

More information coming soon.

Economics Department Blog

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/  

March 20, 2018

In a paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), George J. Hall, professor of economics, and his New York University colleague Thomas J. Sargent calculated the US debt limit for every year between 1776 and 1939, and found that Congress used to promptly repay the nation’s loans. Read The article on Futurity Read […]

March 20, 2018

The Economics department welcomes our newest faculty member, Jean-Paul L’Huillier. Jean-Paul’s primary area of expertise is Macroeconomics (Information Frictions, Monetary Economics, Business Cycles) and secondary is Experimental Economics. The complete interview with Professor L’Huillier from BrandeisNOW, can be found here.