2019 STATA Texas Empirical Micro Conference

 

Several members of the SMU Economics Department participated in the 2019 Stata Texas Empirical Microeconomics Conference at the University of Houston on Friday, September 27 through Saturday, September 28. This annual conference, generously supported by StataCorp., rotates among several Texas universities and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Continue reading “2019 STATA Texas Empirical Micro Conference”

Listen: Klaus Desmet on trade, migration and climate change on KERA Think

Professor Klaus Desmet was recently interviewed by Krys Boyd on KERA Think about how trade and migration will be essential for the world to successfully deal with the massive global challenges faced due to climate change. Continue reading “Listen: Klaus Desmet on trade, migration and climate change on KERA Think”

Listen: James Lake talks on US-China Trade War podcast

Associate Professor James Lake was recently interviewed on a podcast “Two Perspectives on Continued Trade Talks Between the US and China” hosted by the Dallas-based B2B thought leadership marketing firm Market Scale. Continue reading “Listen: James Lake talks on US-China Trade War podcast”

Marcela Giraldo wins 2019 Mangum Teaching Award

Marcela Giraldo was the very deserving winner of the 2019 Mangum Teaching Award. This highly-sought after award, endowed through a million dollar gift from distinguished alum Charles Mangum, is given annually to a non-tenured recipient in the Department of Economics who is extraordinary at student involvement. Continue reading “Marcela Giraldo wins 2019 Mangum Teaching Award”

Ömer Özak appointed as Fellow to GLO

Associate Professor Ömer Özak has been appointed to the Global Labor Organization (GLO). The GLO is a global, independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization that functions as an international network for researchers, policy makers, practitioners and the general public interested in scientific research and its policy and societal implications on global labor markets, demographic challenges and human resources. Continue reading “Ömer Özak appointed as Fellow to GLO”

Inaugural Bush-SMU Initiative Visiting Fellows

The visits of our inaugural fellows — Mary Lovely, David Weil and Kyle Bagwell — were an overwhelming success with stimulating interactions between the Visiting Fellows and both Bush Institute staff as well as faculty and students in the Department of Economics. Continue reading “Inaugural Bush-SMU Initiative Visiting Fellows”

Klaus Desmet on Trade, Migration & Climate Change in The Catalyst

In the Spring 2019 issue of The Catalyst, the flagship quarterly publication of the George W. Bush Institute, Professor Klaus Desmet writes about how trade and migration can dramatically mitigate the otherwise grim global consequences of climate change. Continue reading “Klaus Desmet on Trade, Migration & Climate Change in The Catalyst”