Archive: News

  • New Directions in the Fight Against Poverty: Honoring Martin Ravallion’s Legacy

    In October, Georgetown University and the World Bank hosted a conference: “New Directions in the Fight Against Poverty: Honoring Martin Ravallion’s Legacy”. You can find the recording of the conference is also available.

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  • Economists at Georgetown and other leading Universities Partner to Transform Policy Making Research

    A new partnership between economists at Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Princeton and Yale seeks to transform the way economic research informs and shapes policy making.

    “The United Programs for Political Economy Research network, or UPPER, promotes political economy research and training through collaboration across many different political economy centers,” said Laurent Bouton, a co-founder of the organization and an economist in the College of Arts & Sciences.

    This new partnership is enlisting the help of interested economic researchers from across the country to revitalize political economy research through informed policy briefs, a pre-doctoral fellowship program and innovative in-person programming. Already, UPPER has published two policy briefs and welcomed its first cohort of fellows. The most recent brief, which focuses on how to trace and properly disclose corporate money in politics, was published last month. More information here, https://upperesearch.org/.

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  • Our Global Economy: How to Move from Inequality to Shared Prosperity?

    The Georgetown University Global Economic Challenges Network, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (Université Libre de Bruxelles) – Public Policy House will host an academic conference on Thursday, December 14, 2023 from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST both online and in-person at the Thon Hotel EU, Brussels (12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CET) entitled, “Our Global Economy: How to Move from Inequality to Shared Prosperity?”

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  • Charlie Wang (SFS-IECO 22) has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.

    Charlie Wang, who graduated in 2022 as an International Economics major in SFS, has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship. He will pursue a DPhil (PhD) in Information, Communications and the Social Sc

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  • Tianshi Mu awarded the 2024 Razin Prize

    Congratulations to Georgetown University Economics PhD student, Tianshi Mu, who was awarded the 2024 Razin Prize. Tianshi Mu’s paper entitled “The Dynamic Effects of Renewable Subsidies in the Gr

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  • Updated Ranking of the Undergraduate Program

    Forbes' 2023 ranking of more than 500 US Colleges puts Georgetown University at number 20. A full list of rankings and the methodology can be found here: https://www.forbes.com/top-colleges/

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  • Conference on Aging

    When: Friday, November 17, 2023, 3:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST Location: Online and Bank of Spain, Madrid (9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. CET) Many economies are confronting the economic and social realitie

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  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

    The Economics Department seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor who conducts outstanding research and teaching in the areas of race, gender, inequality, and social justice economics, https:

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  • CEME Conference for Young Econometricians

    GCER is very pleased to be hosting this year’s Conference on Econometrics and Mathematical Economics (CEME) for Young Econometricians on the 15th and 16th September in the McGhee Library in the Inter

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  • Georgetown Undergraduate Economics Student Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

    Neil Tracey, a double major in economics and government, was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to pursue a Master’s in Competition Policy at the University of East Anglia’s Centre for Competition P

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