The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds research and education in science and engineering, through grant support. Several Economics Professors received NSF Grants this year,
Economics professors Jere Behrman and Petra Todd were awarded a grant through the SAS initiative "Making a Difference in Diverse Communities."
The Economics Department Welcomes New Faculty: Wayne Gao and Joachim Hubmer.
Economics Senior David Wigglesworth's Project was selected as one of four finalists for the International Atlantic Economic Society’s 15th annual Best Undergraduate Paper Competition.
Economics Senior David Wigglesworth's “Crop Production and Climate Change: The Importance of Temperature Variability” selected as one of four finalists for the International Atlantic Economic Society’s 15th annual Best Undergraduate Paper Competition.
Economics Senior David Wigglesworth's project under the direction of Professors Frank Diebold and Jere Behrman, “Crop Production and Climate Change: The Importance of Temperature Variability,” has been selected to receive a 2019 Rose Undergraduate Research Award.
Antonio Merlo, former Penn Economics professor and Department Chair named Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at NYU
Antonio Merlo, a distinguished political economist has been named the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of NYU’s Faculty of Arts and Science.
Juan Pablo Atal, Assistant Professor of Economics, was named one of the Axilrod Fellows for the Axilrod Term Fund in Health and Inequality at the School of Arts & Sciences
Richard A. Axilrod (WG’85) and Nancy M. Axilrod, Penn parents, have made a $2 million gift to establish the Axilrod Term Fund in Health and Inequality. The fund has enabled Penn Arts and Sciences to recruit three new faculty members who will help establish Penn as a worldwide center for the analysis of inequality and health, with a specific focus on the distribution of health outcomes and how this distribution is shaped by social policies.
A new book from economist Jeremy Greenwood looks at the effects of technological progress on home life.
Professor of Economics. Jeremy Greenwood’s new book “Evolving Households: The Imprint of Technology on Life” published in January 2019 by The MIT Press was excerpted and featured in an article in Penn Today How the appliance boom moved more women into the workforce.
Kelly Quinn has been selected to receive a 2018 School of Arts and Sciences Staff Recognition Award.
The department is delighted that Kelly Quinn has been selected to receive a 2018 School of Arts and Sciences Staff Recognition Award.
The Econometric Society has just announced that Hanming Fang, Class of 1965 Term Professor of Economics, and Frank Schorfheide, Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department, were elected fellows of the Econometric Society.