GCER in the News
Aug 24, 2015
Schedule of upcoming speakers for Fourth GCER-IZA Young Scholar Program announced
The IZA and the Georgetown Center of Economic Research (GCER) of Georgetown University's Economics Department are pleased to announce the speaker schedule for the the fourth IZA@DC Young Scholar Program ...
Jun 11, 2015
GCER Fellow Bouton examines restaurant rankings in Atlantic article.
New research by GCER economist Laurent Bouton is featured in the June 2015 on-line edition of the Atlantic. The article, entitled "Consumers love rankings, but they may end up doing more harm than good" discusses Bouton's paper with co-author Georg Kirchsteiger on the effect of rankings of products on the welfare of consumers. ...
Jun 3, 2015
Another successful Washington PECO Conference concludes
The Washington area political economy conference took place at the Inter-American Development Bank on May 19-20, 2015. The Washington PECO is an annual political economy conference hosted jointly by Washington area institutions, including Georgetown Center for Economic Research, the Department of Economics, the School of Foreign Service and the Department of Government at Georgetown University, and the Inter-American Development Bank. The conference is held each Spring. ...
May 16, 2015
Jason Albert receives Razin Prize
Jason Albert, winner of the eighteenth annual Razin Prize, is shown being congratulated by George Akerlof, who delivered the Razin Policy Lecture on April 27 ...