The New York Times columnist and distinguished professor elaborates on many of his ideas, particularly how the U.S. can pull itself out of its COVID-induced economic slump and address inequality. Read more
Picture of Dov Chernichovsky
The Ph.D. Program in Economics regrets to announce the death of one of its most distinguished alumni, Dov Chernichovsky, on January 6 at the age of 74. Read more
Recent books by Wayne Koestenbaum, Katina Rogers, David Reynolds, Tanisha Ford, William Helmreich, Melissa Checker, Margaret Chin, Massimo Pigliucci, Richard Alba, Ismael García-Colón, Sanford Schram, and Paul Krugman.
We’ve been warned about the long, dark winter and the need to stay away from relatives and friends this holiday season. But if you’d like to send a gift, these books might be the perfect choice. Read more
Pablo Crespo helped archaeologist Gino Caspari map Scythian burial sites across a huge swath of territory in present-day Russia, Mongolia and China using Google Earth images. (credit: Pablo Caspari)
Crespo, an economics Ph.D., applied his machine learning knowledge to create a tool that allows archaeologists to access hard-to-reach sites. Read more
The Ph.D. Program in Economics regrets to announce the death of Professor of Economics Emeritus Harold M. Hochman on July 25, 2020 at the age of 84.
Professor Lilia Maliar
Professor Lilia Maliar, who taught with Milgrom at Stanford, shares her thoughts on what his research means to the rest of us. Read more
The Ph.D. Program in Economics regrets to announce the death of former Executive Office and Professor of Economics Finis Welch on August 24, 2020 at the age of 82.
Lilia Maliar (Photo courtesy of Maliar)
She will “use AI to solve those difficult models that economists want but cannot solve yet,” including understanding the COVID-19 pandemic and economic recovery. Read more
James Orr, associate director of the Economic Studies Group (inset, courtesy of Orr); a shuttered storefront (Credit: Getty)
James Orr, a visiting scholar at The Graduate Center and associate director of its Economic Studies Group, offers insights. Read more
Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2020)