Luck on China’s impacts to US jobs

Jan. 29, 2019

Assistant Professor of Economics Philip Luck’s research on the impact of Chinese competition on America was cited in the Financial Times after he presented at the American Economics Association’s convention in Atlanta, GA, earlier this month. “China shock” has been an issue in the current talk of trade-wars and...

Boffy-Ramirez on gender difference in higher-ed choices in face of unemployment

Oct. 5, 2017

Ernest Boffy-Ramirez, Assistant Professor CT of Economics, publishes research on the countercyclical relationship between educational attainment and state unemployment. Boffy-Ramirez's latest research, in Education Economics , shows that 17 year old male high school students on the margin between going to college and entering the labor force are tipped into...

East Receives Prestigious W. E. Upjohn Award

April 13, 2017

Assistant Professor of Economics, Chloe East has received an Early Career Award from the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. This prestigious award is given to junior faculty for policy-related research on labor market issues. East's research examines the effects of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ("Food Stamps") on...