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  • Fasules NSF

    Econ Grad Student
    Wins NSF Funding

    PhD candidate Megan Fasules gets NSF grant to study
    the connection between bankruptcy and Medicare.

  • International Economics MA

    International
    Economics MA

    Innovative new joint CAS-SIS program
    offers fast-track to specialization.

  • For the second year running, a team of AU economics students won the rigorous district Fed Challenge.

    Students Win
    Fed Challenge

    For the second year running, a team of AU economics
    students won the rigorous district Fed Challenge.

  • Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index for USAID.

    Measuring Women's Empowerment

    Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index,
    developed for USAID by econ prof Caren Grown.

  • Getting to the Core of Bankruptcy

    Getting to the
    Core of Bankruptcy

    Mary Hansen’s efforts to preserve court
    records have policy and academic uses.

Bulletins

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Mary HansenMary E. Hansen (with Bradley Hansen), “The Evolution of Garnishment and Wage Assignment Law in Illinois, 1880-1930.” Essays in Economic & Business History, Forthcoming, 2014.

Martha StarrMartha A. Starr, "Gender, added-worker effects, and the 2007–2009 recession: Looking within the household," Review of Economics of the Household, Forthcoming 2014.

Martha A. Starr, "Qualitative and mixed-methods research in economics: Surprising growth, promising future," Journal of Economic Surveys, Forthcoming 2014.

Martha A. Starr (with Forrest McCluer), "Using Difference in Differences to Estimate Damages in Healthcare Antitrust: A Case Study of Marshfield Clinic," International Journal of the Economics of Business, November 2013.

Thomas HustedThomas Husted (with David Nickerson) "Political Economy of Presidential Disaster Declarations and Federal Disaster Assistance,” Public Finance Review, January 2014.

Boris GershmanBoris Gershman "Envy in the Process of Development: Implications for Social Relations and Conflict," Economics of Peace and Security Journal, October 2013.

Robert M. FeinbergRobert M. Feinberg “Multimarket contact and export entry," Economics Letters, October 2013.


AU ECONOMISTS IN THE NEWS

Robert Lerman on MSNBC (2/02/14) "The Benefits of Apprenticeships"

Robert A. Blecker in The Economist (1/04/14), "NAFTA at 20: Ready to Take Off Again?"

Robert Lerman in The New York Times (11/30/13), "Where Factory Apprenticeship Is Latest Model From Germany"


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Register for the Infometrics Conference, Fall 2014: Recent Innovations in Info-Metrics

 
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