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...
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).
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...
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.
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!
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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'.
Check out Emily Oster's article, "For Pregnant Women Who Are Scared of Hospitals Right Now, Is Switching to Home Birth Better?" featured in Slate, about her thoughts on switching to home birth during this time.
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.