Category Archives: Economics

Economics Professor Klaus Desmet Featured in The Economist’s “Free Exchange” Column

The Economist: Goldilocks nationalism The size and homogeneity of a country’s population has a big bearing on its economic policies The Economist’s “Free Exchange” column covered the research of SMU economist Klaus Desmet as part of a larger examination of … Continue reading

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Ömer Özak, Economics, can a nation’s soil explain its economic fortunes?

The Atlantic ..Two economics researchers, Brown’s Oded Galor and Southern Methodist University’s Ömer Özak, recently published an ambitious paper reminiscent of Diamond’s work. Like Diamond, they make an argument that is so simple and intuitive that it at first glance … Continue reading

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Texas Economic Theory Camp 2014

The third Texas Economic Theory Camp will be held at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, on November 1 and 2, 2014. The purpose of the camp is to foster greater interaction among researchers working in pure and applied economic theory in … Continue reading

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2014 Stata Texas Empirical Microeconomics Conference

Event: November 7-8, 2014 The Stata Texas Empirical Microeconomics Conference is an annual gathering of empirical microeconomists from the (great) state of Texas. The primary goal of the camp is to bring together empirical economists of the host institutions and their … Continue reading

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Santanu Roy awarded Dedman Family Distinguished Professorship

  This year Professor Santanu Roy was named the 2014 Dedman Family Distinguished Professor in recognition of his research achievements and service to the university. Congratulations, Dr. Roy!  

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Graduate student reception scheduled for September 25

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Richard B. Johnson Center for Economic Studies and Tec de Monterrey collaborate on research concerning tobacco smoking policies in Mexico.

The Richard B. Johnson Center for Economic Studies and Tec de Monterrey are collaborating on two research projects concerning tobacco smoking policies in Mexico. The research is being conducted by ten Monterrey Tech students under the direction of Professor Jorge … Continue reading

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SMU names new dean of Dedman College, its largest school

Dallas Morning News: Thomas DiPiero is Southern Methodist University’s new dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, university officials announced Tuesday. READ MORE HERE

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Congratulations to the 2014 Dedman College Engaged Learning Fellows

This past spring, 69 Engaged Learning projects were approved. Below are the 40 Engaged Learning Fellows with Dedman majors and the 26 Dedman faculty and staff are serving as mentors. READ MORE HERE

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Interdisciplinary leader named dean of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

DALLAS (SMU) – Thomas DiPiero, whose academic interests range from the psychoanalysis of race and gender to French literature, is the new dean of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences and professor in the Departments of English and World … Continue reading

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