The Ph.D. Program in Economics regrets to announce the death of former Executive Office and Professor of Economics Finis Welch on August 24, 2020 at the age of 82.
Lilia Maliar (Photo courtesy of Maliar)
She will “use AI to solve those difficult models that economists want but cannot solve yet,” including understanding the COVID-19 pandemic and economic recovery. Read more
James Orr, associate director of the Economic Studies Group (inset, courtesy of Orr); a shuttered storefront (Credit: Getty)
James Orr, a visiting scholar at The Graduate Center and associate director of its Economic Studies Group, offers insights. Read more
Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2020)
Paul Krugman (Credit: Fred R. Conrad New York Times) and his new book, Arguing With Zombies.
The distinguished professor, Nobel laureate, and Times columnist has a new book. He shares his writing tips and his predictions. Read more
Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World
(Belknap Press, 2019)
Liu, who is also a research assistant at the Stone Center, discusses how she came to NYC on her own at age 22 and how her youth in China informs her study of inequality. Read more
Professor Janet Gornick, head of the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, explains how cutting the “mommy tax” would benefit society. Read more
Blaming Immigrants: Nationalism and the Economics of Global Movement
(Columbia University Press, 2019)
“Corporate indebtedness is now quite high,” Yellen said in conversation with Graduate Center Distinguished Professor and Stone Center faculty member Paul Krugman. Read more