Category Archives: Economics

Congratulations to the 2014 Research Day Award Winners

SMU graduate and undergraduate students are invited and encouraged to present results of ongoing and completed SMU-based research. The goal of this event is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work … Continue reading

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Trading Networks with Bilateral Contracts

February 7, 2-3:30pm. Umphrey Lee 303. Alex Teytelboym from Harvard University will present his recent research on bilateral contracts. His interest lies in settings where economic agents are viewed as being part of a network (e.g. supply chains). He specifies … Continue reading

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CORE Colloquia: Is a Probability Sample Required?

EVENT: Friday, Feb 14. Probability samples assure external validity, or the ability to generalize from a sample to a population of interest. But are they necessary for internal validity? Dr. Stokes discusses the difference in these being investigated for the … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading

Dedman College faculty and alumni help populate SMU’s holiday book list. Review and satisfy your gift list with stories ranging from historical to fictional to inspirational. CLICK HERE for more.

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Dr. Atsushi Inoue Joins the Economics Department

We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Atsushi Inoue to the Department of Economics as the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Professorship in Economics.  Dr. Inoue, who received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Pennsylvania in 1998, is one of the … Continue reading

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Two Dedman College Teams Excel in Capital One Data Modeling Competition

SMU fielded two national prize winning data mining teams: One team (photo 1 below) finished with a silver medal in the 2013 SAS Data Mining Shootout Competition, the recognition of which occurred on October 22, 2013 at the SAS Analytics … Continue reading

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