The Department mourns the passing of Distinguished Professor Emerita Barbara Bergmann. Read about Professor Bergmann's many accomplishments here.
SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS
Kara M. Reynolds (with Chad P. Bown), "Trade Flows and Trade Disputes," Review of International Organizations, June 2015
Xuguang (Simon) Sheng, "Evaluating the Economic Forecasts of FOMC Members," International Journal of Forecasting, January-March 2015.
Larry Sawers, "Rush to Judgment: The STI-Treatment Trials and HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa," Journal of the International AIDS Society, May 2015.
Robert Feinberg (with Thomas Husted and Florian Szucs), "Does State Antitrust Enforcement Drive Establishment Exit?" Journal of Competition Law & Economics, March 2015
Robert Blecker, "Structural Change, the Real Exchange Rate and the Balance of Payments in Mexico, 1960-2012" Cambridge Journal of Economics, Forthcoming 2015.
Boris Gershman, "The Economic Origins of the Evil Eye Belief" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, February 2015
AU ECONOMISTS IN THE NEWS
Robert Lerman in the New York Times (7/13/15), "Starbucks and Other Corporations to Announce Plan to Curb Unemployment of Young People"
Robert Lerman in the National Journal (6/20/15), "Teach Vets to Rehab Homes"
Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou in the Peninsula (3/19/15), "Only Half of World's Adults Have Bank Accounts, Region Better"
Mary Hansen in The Los Angeles Times (1/15/15), "Obama Pushes Paid Sick/Family Leave for Workers"
Boris Gershman in The Boston Globe (1/4/15), "The Case for the Evil Eye"
Mary Hansen's research on "The Value of Adoption" is featured on the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives' website, and contributed to the passage of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act by the House and Senate.
Gabriel Mathy won a $33,490 award from the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) for his project "Secular Stagnation and Persistent Unemployment in the Great Depression: Evidence from Monthly Labor Market Data."
In June 2015, Bernhard Gunter gave a presentation on "Revisiting Debt Sustainability in Africa" at the 61st Executive Session of the Trade and Development Board, the governing body of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva, Switzerland.
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