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Mar 16, 2023

An Explainer on Bank Failures and Bailouts

Professor Linda Allen comments on why Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank failed and whether the Feds were right to rescue the depositors.

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Oct 14, 2022

Lilia Maliar Named President of the Society for Computational Economics

Professor Lilia Maliar (Economics) is the new president of the Society for Computational Economics. Founded in 1995, the society includes about 450 members and holds an annual conference that typically draws 300 to 400 participants a year.

In addition to computational economics, Maliar, also a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, specializes in macroeconomics, economic theory, economic growth and development, dynamic games, transition economies, and international economics.

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Economics Newsletter

Economics Newsletter 2016-19

On an annual basis, the Economics program compiles the most important news and announcements to share with our community.

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Newsletter 2016-2019

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