Graduate Center Ph.D. student Austin L. MacDonald
MacDonald is one of 45 economics students nationwide and the first Graduate Center economics student to win the prestigious fellowship. Read more
The dissertation room at the Mina Rees Library. (Credit: Coralie Carlson)
The 2021–2022 awards, ranging from $5,000 to $25,0000 each, will support doctoral candidates in successfully completing their dissertations. Read more
Muñoz, who was awarded $25,000 as part of The Graduate Center’s Mario Capelloni Dissertation Fellowship, studies intergenerational mobility in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read more
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Economics Professor Christos Giannikos and Ph.D. candidate Robert Utzinger say they hope policymakers will take into account the importance of mental health in vulnerable populations. Read more
Karl Widerquist of Georgetown University in Qatar discusses the worldwide movement for universal basic income and whether UBI is even feasible. Read more
The New York Times columnist and distinguished professor elaborates on many of his ideas, particularly how the U.S. can pull itself out of its COVID-induced economic slump and address inequality. Read more
Picture of Dov Chernichovsky
The Ph.D. Program in Economics regrets to announce the death of one of its most distinguished alumni, Dov Chernichovsky, on January 6 at the age of 74. Read more
Recent books by Wayne Koestenbaum, Katina Rogers, David Reynolds, Tanisha Ford, William Helmreich, Melissa Checker, Margaret Chin, Massimo Pigliucci, Richard Alba, Ismael García-Colón, Sanford Schram, and Paul Krugman.
We’ve been warned about the long, dark winter and the need to stay away from relatives and friends this holiday season. But if you’d like to send a gift, these books might be the perfect choice. Read more
Pablo Crespo helped archaeologist Gino Caspari map Scythian burial sites across a huge swath of territory in present-day Russia, Mongolia and China using Google Earth images. (credit: Pablo Caspari)
Crespo, an economics Ph.D., applied his machine learning knowledge to create a tool that allows archaeologists to access hard-to-reach sites. Read more
The Ph.D. Program in Economics regrets to announce the death of Professor of Economics Emeritus Harold M. Hochman on July 25, 2020 at the age of 84.