Professor Nader Habibi has written an article for The Conversation regarding the tenuous ties between Turkey and Saudi Arabia. Click here for the full article.

Professor Nader Habibi has written an article for The National Interest regarding Turkey’s current economic crisis and how the country can avoid a “significant economic meltdown.” Click here to read the full article.

Professor Nader Habibi has written an article for ChinaDaily.com regarding the Belt and Road Initiative. Click here for the full article.

Prof. Schoenle has been awarded a prestigious NSF grant for his research on pricing frictions and the origin of aggregate fluctuations. The award is joint with Prof. Michael Weber from Chicago Booth.

In a recent Bloomberg article titled “These Three Women Made it to Chief Economist at Big Banks. Here’s How They Got There”, Catherine Mann, former Associate Professor of the Brandeis Economics department and International Business School, is recognized as one of the few women to take on such a prominent role. Read the entire article here.

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Professor Nader Habibi, Henry J. Leir Professor of the Economics of the Middle East and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics, spoke with NPR recently on the U.S. pullout of the Iran Nuclear deal and it’s effect on the major companies in Iran.

“The European economies and Asian economies have a lot more trade with the United States. So, ultimately they cannot completely ignore U.S. demands,” says Nader Habibi, a professor of the economics of the Middle East at Brandeis University.

In fact, a lot of companies began turning their backs on Iran when Trump was elected, and that’s one reason why Iran’s much-touted economic revival has proven to be a disappointment within the country, Habibi says.

During his campaign, Trump repeatedly promised to scrap the Iran deal, which “made some firms cautious to begin with,” Habibi says.

 

 

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March 22, 2018

Kathryn Graddy, Fred and Rita Richman Distinguished Professor of Economics and Senior Associate Dean of the Brandeis International Business School (IBS), was awarded an honorary doctorate at the Copenhagen Business School’s 101st Annual Celebration on March 16, 2018.

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The Brandeis Economics Department has achieved top rankings in College Factual.

College Factual, a data-filled website that helps students discover the right college, major and career for them through national rankings, matching technology, and in-depth college profiles, has released their rankings. See the link below:

https://www.collegefactual.com/colleges/brandeis-university/news/top-college-2018-top-ranked-economics/

 

In a paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), George J. Hall, professor of economics, and his New York University colleague Thomas J. Sargent calculated the US debt limit for every year between 1776 and 1939, and found that Congress used to promptly repay the nation’s loans.

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Read Professor Hall’s paper


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