2013

2013

The Department of Economics is pleased to provide news and updates on department activities in this newsletter. This edition highlights accomplishments and research of faculty and students,…
Gledhill Prize in Applied Economics: Made possible by a donation from OSU Econ alumnus Robert "Scott" Gledhill.  The award will be made annually for the best paper in applied economics by an OSU…
Faculty Retirements and Departures J. Huston McCulloch retired from the faculty in December, 2012.  After receiving his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1973, he was on the Boston College…
Ian Krajbich After earning his PhD from Caltech in 2010, Dr. Ian Krajbich held a postdoctoral position at the University of Zurich.  He has been appointed jointly in the OSU Departments of…
Assistant Professor Lucas Coffman researches and teaches at the intersection of economics and psychology. “There’s a misconception of economics that it is a science; it’s really a paradigm – a…
Hassan Y Aly Elected president of Middle East Economic Association. Javier Donna Awarded the Young Economists' Essay Award (YEEA) at the conference of the European Association for Research in…
Lung-fei Lee Named  Co-chair of The China Meeting Committee of the Econometric Society beginning June, 2013, and continuing for three years.  Co-chair of the Asian Meeting of the Econometric…
Nancy L. Haskell, PhD Candidate Nancy Haskell, PhD candidate in economics came by her interest in the field quite by accident. She started out as a biology major at Davidson College in North…
Yan Bao, Moody's Analytics Chung Gu Chee, Bank of Korea Caleb Cox, Durham University Chih-Sheng Hsieh, Chinese University of Hong Kong Fei Jin, Shanghai University of Finance…
(Xiaoyi Han, Ross Brater, Prof. Trevon Logan, Yang Chen)  (Dimitry Mezhvinsky, Alexander Gotthard Real) (Xin Yu) 2013 G.S. Maddala Student Prize (for Useful Contributions to Theoretical and…
In May 2014,  the department will offer Econ 3900, a study abroad program that includes a service-learning component.  This will be the first study abroad program offered by the Department of…
Benjamin David Cahn $250.00 Brian Walker Dressel  $250.00 Aaron G. Englander $1,000.00 Meredith Licata Grogan  $250.00 Chad V. Henry  $500.00 Jennifer Ramya Ravi  $1,000.…
Terry Lynn Pack, Jr. $5,000 renewal Jonathan David Parrish, $2,000
The undergraduate advising system in the College of Arts and Sciences is changing. Most advisors will now be located in departments rather than in a central college facility. The department has two…
Last year, the Undergraduate Economics Society (UES) made great strides in becoming the main destination for Ohio State Economics students looking for a place outside of the classroom to engage with…
The Economics Learning Center (ELC) provides free peer tutoring for students who need help with their Economics classes.  During the academic year the ELC is open from 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through…
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