GCER in the News
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
Washington PECO Conference has taken place on May 19-20
The Washington area political economy conference was jointly sponsored this year by the Inter-American Development Bank, the Georgetown Center for Economic Research (GCER), the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and the Department of Economics and Government at Georgetown University. This year’s conference has taken place at the Inter-American Development Bank on May 19-20, 2015. ...
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 ...
May 8, 2015
Caitlin Brown receives Vernon E. Jordan Jr Fellowship Award
For the fourth straight year, The Economic Club of Washington presents its prestigious Vernon E. Jordan Jr Fellowship Award to a GU Economics PhD student. This year's recipient is Caitlin Brown. ...