Department of Economics


Please save the date to join us for our next upcoming Seminar on Race and Inequality on 4/6 featuring Kerwin Charles of Yale. He will be presenting, Avoiding Prejudice: Islamophobia and the Labor Supply of Muslims and Arabs in the U.S. from 4-5:30 PM. 

Kerwin K. Charles is the Indra K. Nooyi Dean and Frederic D. Wolfe Professor of Economics, Policy, and Management at the Yale School of Management. During his scholarly career, Dean Charles has studied and published on topics including earnings and wealth inequality, conspicuous consumption, race and gender Labor market discrimination, the intergenerational transmission of economic status, worker and family adjustment to job loss and health shocks, non-work among prime-aged persons, and the labor market consequences of housing bubbles and sectoral change.

Kerwin Charles


Brown Economics is excited to announce faculty appointments of Amy Handlan from Minnesota, Peter Hull from Chicago, Soonwoo Kwon from Yale, and Elisa Macchi from Zurich (joining January 2023). Welcome to all!

Research by Brown Economics Professor Anna Aizer cited in recent New York Times Editorial, Mitt Romney Has a Plan, and Joe Biden Should Borrow From Iton how to address child poverty. 



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