We are delighted that Martín Guzmán (PhD 2013) was designated as the future Economy Minister of Argentina. His PhD dissertation, entitled "The Causes and Effects of Financial Crises," was conducted under the supervision of professors Peter Howitt, Oded Galor and Ross Levine. Since his graduation, Martín has been working jointly with Joseph E. Stiglitz as an Associate Research Scholar at Columbia University.
The degree of doctor honoris causa is conferred on particularly outstanding and distinguished researchers. The event is a symbolic act of the honorary-degree holder becoming part of an academic community.
The Bodossaki Foundation Board of Trustees announced on May 14th the Foundation's Scientific Prizes for 2019. Associate Professor Stelios Michalopoulos received the distinguished scientific award for his work in the field of Social Sciences.
We are excited to announce the creation of a new Business Economics Track in the Economics Concentration. This new track builds upon recent investments in the department and faculty hiring in this area and is designed to serve significant student interest.
Professor Andrew Foster wins award for outstanding faculty advising and mentoring from the graduate school. PhD student Florian Gunsilius wins the Jourkowsky Family Foundation Outstanding Dissertation Award.
Please join us Monday, April 22 from 5:00-6:30 PM at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts in the Martinos Auditorium for the Income Inequality and Social Mobility: Data Meets Policy in Providence Seminar.
With an increased focus on unearthing novel data sources for analysis, Brown’s economics scholars are bringing new insights to complex problems and teaching the next generation of researchers and policymakers to do the same.