June 30, 2017
2017-2018 GCER Distinguished Visitors
The sixth year of the GCER Distinguished Visitor Series features a number of prominent economists who will spend time in the Department during the 2017-18 academic year. This year's Distinguished Visitors include:
Giuseppe Moscarini is a Professor of Economics at Yale University. Professor Moscarini will visit the Georgetown University Department of Economics from November 27th to December 1st 2017.
Stephane Bonhomme is a Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago. Professor Bonhomme will visit the Georgetown University Department of Economics for the week of March 12th-16th, 2018.
Matthew O. Jackson
Matthew O. Jackson is the William D. Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University. Professor Jackson will visit the Georgetown University Department of Economics during the week of March 19th-23rd, 2018.
Costas Meghir is the Douglas A Warner III Professor of Economics at Yale University. Professor Meghir will visit the Georgetown University Department of Economics during the week of March 26th-30th, 2018.
June 1, 2017
Kai-Uwe Kuhn, East Anglia Unversity Joins GCER as a Visiting Fellow
The Georgetown Center for Economic Research is pleased to announce that Kai-Uwe Kuhn will join GCER as a Visiting Fellow. Kai-Uwe Kühn is Professor of Economics at the University of East Anglia School of Economics, where he also serves as Deputy Director of the Center for Competition Policy. Professor Kuhn also is a Visiting Professor at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE), Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf and a senior consultant to the Competition Practice of CRA. Professor Kühn's research interests are in theoretical, experimental, and empirical industrial organization and cover a wide range of topics including competition in durable goods, vertical integration and vertical restraints, collusion, coordinated effects of mergers, market foreclosure, and the impact of credit constraints on market behavior.
May 20, 2017
Atif Mian, Princeton University Joins GCER Distinguished Visitor Series
The Georgetown Center for Economic Research is pleased to announce that Atif Mian, Princeton University will join this year's GCER Distinguished Visitor Series. Atif Mian is Theodore A. Wells '29 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and Director of the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance at the Woodrow Wilson School. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with Computer Science and Ph.D. in Economics from MIT. Prior to joining Princeton in 2012 he taught at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Chicago Booth School of business. Professor Mian's work studies the connections between finance and the macro economy. Professor Mian joins the other three GCER Distinguished Visitors: Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde (UPenn), Douglas Gale (NYU) and Whitney Newey (MIT).
May 18, 2017
Upcoming GCER Alumni Conference
The Georgetown Center for Economic Research is pleased to announce the biennial Alumni Conference will be held on June 1-2, 2017. The conference, organized primarily by former GU PhD students who have graduated and moved on to successful careers as scholars, researchers, and teachers at various institutions. Held on the GU campus, the alumni conference aims to bring together recent Ph.Ds, faculty and current graduate students as well as other researchers in the greater DC area. The conference will include sessions in different areas of economics; at least one session will be reserved for current graduate students intending to go on the job market. For information about the conference including registration and the conference program can be accessed by clicking here.
April 26, 2017
GCER/Cemmap Applied Microeconomics Conference
The Georgetown Center for Economic Research is pleased to announce the inaugural Applied Microeconomics Conference will be held on May 11-12, 2017. The conference, co-sponsored with the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, a joint venture by the Department of Economics University College London and the Institute for Fiscal Studies, will take place at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies. The conference program can be accessed by clicking here.
Jan 27, 2017
2017 Distinguished Visitor Series
The fifth year of the GCER Distinguished Visitor Series features a number of prominent economists who will spend time in the Department during the 2016-17 academic year. This years Distinguished Visitors include: Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde (UPenn), Douglas Gale (NYU) and Whitney Newey (MIT).
Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde is the Director of Graduate Studies and Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Fernandez-Villaverde is a Research Associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Penn's Population Studies Center, and a Research Affiliate for the Centre for Economic Policy Research. His research agenda is in macroeconomics and econometrics, with a focus on the computation and estimation of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models.
Douglas Gale is the Silver Professor of Economics at New York University. Professor Gale is a Fellow of the Econometric Society. Professor Gale’s research interests include the foundations of general equilibrium theory; financial economics and banking; experimental economics and decision theory. He has worked closely with Franklin Allen on the theory of banking and financial crises, with special focus on the interaction of banks and markets. Professor Gale will visit the Department during the week of February 27-March 3, 2017 where he will present his latest research in the departmental workshop, and will meet with faculty and students.
Whitney Newey is the Jane Berkowitz Carlton and Dennis William Carlton Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Newey will visit the Georgetown Economics department during the week of February 21-24, 2017, where he will meet with faculty and students.