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Professor Glenn Loury was interviewed for an episode of Uncommon Knowledge hosted by Peter Robinson of the Hoover Institution. Check out Glenn's interview, "Glenn Loury’s Journey From Chicago’s South Side to The Ivy League And Beyond".
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The Bravo Center is currently accepting funding requests for research projects. Interested parties should submit an application at least one week before the following decision date: December 10, 2021. Please follow the guidelines for research grants at the Bravo Center. Applicants may...
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Guido Imbens, a Stanford University economist who earned his Ph.D. from Brown University in 1991, is one of three recipients of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Monday, Oct. 11, in a live-streamed presentation.
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The Bravo Center is currently accepting funding requests for research projects. Interested parties should submit an application at least one week before the following decision dates: September 2, 2021 and December 10, 2021. Please follow the guidelines for research grants at the Bravo Center. Applicants may...
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Professor Andrew Foster's Research Cited In Times Article, Contraceptive Access May Not Be as Life-Changing for the World’s Poorest Women as Previously Thought, According to a New Study.
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Announcing New Leadership July 1

We are excited to announce the appointment of John Friedman as the next Chair of the Economics Department.
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Sylvia Kuo will be presenting “Lessons Learned from Teaching in a Pandemic” at the 2nd annual virtual economics education conference, TeachECONference2021, co-organized by Parama Chaudhury (UCL), Cloda Jenkins (UCL), and Doug McKee (Cornell University).
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Bravo Center Funding Applications

The Bravo Center is currently accepting funding requests for research projects. Interested parties should submit an application at least one week before the following decision dates: May 6, 2021, September 2, 2021, and December 10, 2021. Please follow the guidelines for research grants at the Bravo Center. Applicants may...
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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.
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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!
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Brown Economics AMA Series: Bryce Steinberg

The Brown Economics AMA Series seeks to introduce Brown students to members of the economics community from diverse backgrounds. This first video in the series features Bryce Steinberg, IJC Assistant Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs. In it, Prof Steinberg discusses how qualitative observations inform her quantitative research, what got her into economics, the impact of gender on her work, and much more.
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Who is Janet Yellen, Biden’s pioneering pick to lead the Treasury amid a deep crisis?
Yellen brings an impressive résumé as a top economist and policymaker. Her leadership style is sometimes compared with that of Mary Poppins: firm but kind, and always prepared.
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Graduate Student Summer 2020 Support

During summer 2020, the Bravo Center supported 5 graduate students to further develop their own dissertation research and/or work with faculty on joint research projects. More info on the students and their projects...
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Bravo Center Working Paper Series Submissions

The Bravo Center welcomes scholars in the Department of Economics to contribute to the Orlando Bravo Working Paper Series. All faculty members are welcome to release their papers to the Series, while graduate students must obtain and acknowledge a faculty member as a sponsor. Faculty sponsors should evaluate graduate papers based on whether the paper is about to be submitted to a journal and whether the paper is...
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After 63 years of teaching, Borts retired from Brown at the start of the academic year. Borts has mentored renowned alums including Janet Yellen ’67, current vice chair of the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors.
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Check Out Prof. Oster's Article in the Atlantic, "The ‘Just Stay Home’ Message Will Backfire" about the need for 'less extreme and more nuanced recommendations for navigating life during the pandemic'.
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