Professor Kei Hirano was selected to receive the 2015 Nakahara Prize by the Japanese Economic Association. The Nakahara Prize is an annual award given by the Japanese Economic Association to Japanese economists under the age of 45 whose work has gained international recognition.
Professor Ron Oaxaca was recently honored by the American Economic Association as the inaugural speaker of the Lewis-Oaxaca Distinguished Lecture Series of the AEA Economics Mentoring Program. The series is named in honor of Sir Arthur Lewis and Ronald Oaxaca.
Professor Gautam Gowrisankaran awarded a three-year National Science Foundation grant in the sum of $256,999 titled "Bargaining in Bilateral Oligopolies with Application to the Health Sector."
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Empirical Economics - Nikhil Agarwal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology will present TBA
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Economic History - Two Speakers
Tianyang Xi, Peking University will present "Meritocracy or Patronage? Internal Conflicts and the Political Control Over Bureaucracy in the Imperial China 1644-1911"
He Yang, Xiamen University will present "Dual Landownership as Tax Shelter: An Economic Analysis of Perpetual Lease"