“To a large segment of Saudi women, [MbS] reform not only put an end to unfair social discrimination, but it also made it affordable for them to engage in business activities and accept employment opportunities.” Read the rest of the article here.

Timothy Taylor, longtime writer of the Conversable Economist blog, recently posted a piece about the efficacy of incorporating video into introductory economics classes. Taylor touted that “[using video clips in intro lectures] can be a useful practice because it gives [the students] a sense that they are being introduced to a universe of economists, not […]

The Econ department’s very own Professor Joshua Goodman was recently quoted in The Hechinger Report about new research that has been done about the efficacy of tuition cuts and it’s impact on the institution itself. Read the article here.

  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 will be endowed within the next three years and recipients will be known as “Michael Coiner Scholars”. Thank […]

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 […]

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