Wednesday, May 1st, 2019. It’s a day that will be marked in Brandeis history. Professor H. Michael Coiner gave his final lecture at Brandeis. Olin- Sang 101 was filled with students from the economics 2a course, A Survey of Economics, as well as faculty from the economics department and students who just wanted to […]

  Thank you to everyone you reached out, came out, and made the retirement event for Professor Michael Coiner a wonderful success! We were also delighted to announce the establishment of the “Michael Coiner Scholarship Fund” which has been permanently endowed and recipients will be known as “Michael Coiner Scholars”. Thank you for your passion, […]

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 […]

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. See the full article on IBS News and Media

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. Read The article on Futurity Read […]

On Wednesday, October 5th, the economics department held their “Meet the Majors” event in the World Court of the Lemberg Academic Center. Students enjoyed Lizzie’s Homemade Ice Cream with all of the fixings while chatting with faculty, UDR’s, and other econ majors.  The event is coordinated so that professors, TAs and UDRs are able to come […]

… ..The economy was just beginning to recover this year after slowing to 2.9 percent in 2014, with growth pegged at a better-than-expected 4.8 percent in the first quarter. Concern about economic hardship was a major motivation behind Erdogan’s move to ease tensions with Russia, Egypt and Israel in June. He has even hinted at […]

On Sunday, May 17th, 2015, under beautiful sunny skies, the Brandeis Economics Department  proudly awarded 137 major/minor degrees to this year’s graduates. The Economics  Department Chair, Professor George J. Hall,  gave the opening  welcome  followed by Professor Kathryn Graddy’s remarks to the future economists. To present this year’s awards to outstanding students in the field […]

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