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Professor Melissa Kearney spoke as part of a panel discussion at the 2016 Aspen Ideas Festival with former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin. The panel, on "inclusive capitalism" was moderated by the New York Times' David Leonhardt. See the full video below.
Matthew Staiger, a rising fifth year student in our Ph.D. program, has been awarded $15,000 from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth to support his thesis research on how parental resources affect the career choices of young workers.
Professor Kuersteiner is one of the keynote speakers at the Econometric Society Australasian Meeting in Auckland, New Zealand. He gave the Econometric Theory lecture on "Limit Theory for Data with Network Structure".
Thomas Schelling won the Nobel prize in economics in 2005 for his work on game theory in relation to conflict resolution and avoiding war. He died at age 95 in 2016. Last week, his family auctioned off his medal and donated the $187,000 in proceeds to a cause close to his heart.
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