Economics Undergraduate Alum named one of Pittsburgh Magazine's 40 under 40 for 2016

Michael Nites, an Economics Major Alumni has been named one of P... View »

Professor Lise Vesterlund's new research and related interview are featured by the American Economic Association

Professor Lise Vesterlund's new research, “Breaking the glass ceiling with “no”: Gender differences in Declining Requests for Non-Promotable Tasks,”  published in the American Economic Review... View »

Professor Andrea La Nauze awarded a Social Science Research Initiative grant

Professors Andrea La Nauze (Economics), Iza Ding (Political Science) and Post-doctoral fellow Graham Beattie were selected for a grant entitled Clouded Judgment: Air Pollution and Decision Making... View »

Professor Rawski is awarded a Social Science Research Initiative grant.

Chinese Nuclear Power: Growth Prospects, Challenges, Global Impact is a joint initiative with the Professors Tom Rawski (Economics), Daniel Cole (Engineering), Ravi Madhavan (KGSB), and Kay... View »

New Diversity Recruitment Initiative and the Hot Metal Bridge Program

The Hot Metal Bridge Program at the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh is a two-semester post-baccalaureate fellowship program for students who will help us meet... View »

Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings will be held at The University of Pittsburgh, November 3 – 5, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Economics at Pitt will be hosting the Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings on November 3 – 5, 2017. Our whole macro group will be organizing this... View »

Professor Stefania Albanesi gave Keynote Address

Professor Albanesi gave a Keynote Address on December 6, 2016 at the 17th IWH-CIREQ-GW Macroeconometric Workshop:  Inequality, micro data and macroeconomics.

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Professor Vesterlund featured in The Atlantic

Professor Lise Vesterlund's paper "Knowing When to Ask: The Cost of Leaning In" was cited in an article entitled... View »

Professor Thomas Rawski featured in "South China Morning Post"

Professor Rawski comments in South China Morning Post's... View »

Professor Emeritus Frank Giarratani featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Funding received for "Learning about sustainability: social learning via solar panel adoption"

Professor Andrea LaNauze and Post-Doc Graham Beattie have been awarded a grant from the Mascara Center for Sustainable Innovation and the Provost's Office. 

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Professor Emeritus Jack Ochs featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Professor Stefania Alabanesi has been appointed Associate Editor of the Review of Economic Dynamics

Effective October 1, 2016, Professor Stefania Albanesi will be appointed as the Associated Editor of the Review of Economic Dynamics.

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The research of Professors Shertzer, Twinam (Pitt Alum-Washington Bothell), and Walsh was covered by the Houston Chronicle and Atlantic Monthly's Citylab blog.

The and article entitled ... View »

Professor Werner Troesken and Pitt graduates Brian Beach and Martin Saavedra honored with Arthur H. Cole Prize.

Professor Werner Troesken and his former students Brian Beach (William and Mary) and Martin Saavedra (Oberlin College) were awarded the Arthur H. Cole Prize for the best paper published in the... View »