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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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Check out the Vice article "Can We Print Infinite Money to Pause the Economy During the Coronavirus Pandemic?" which features a Q&A with Brown Professor David Weil.
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The New York Times

Professor John Friedman's Research Featured in NYT!

Professor John Friedman's research regarding income segregation and intergenerational mobility across colleges in the United States was featured in the New York Times article, A Simple Way to Equalize the Ivies? Give Others the Legacy SAT Bonus.

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Check out The Economist article, Not all democracies are experiencing American-style tribalism, which references research by Brown Economics Professor Jesse Shaprio and Levi Boxell and Matthew Gentzkow of Stanford University!
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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.
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News From Economics

Alumni Profile: Andrea Matthews, A.B. '11

Andrea Matthews graduated from Brown in 2011, double-concentrating in Economics and Public Policy, and graduated from Harvard Law School in 2015.
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News From Economics

Alumni Profile: Aly Migliori, A.B. '13

Aly Migliori is a Film Director and Cinematographer and the Co-Founder of First Hunt Films in New York City. At Brown, she concentrated in both Economics and honors in Modern Culture & Media.
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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.
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News From Economics

New Business Economics Track

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.
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