Ömer Özak among new wave of Colombian researchers

Ömer Özak was featured in Semana which is Colombia’s main weekly periodical. The article talks about how technology is changing the way scientists and social scientists are doing research and how the audience they are trying to reach is also changing to reflect a wider non-academic audience. Continue reading “Ömer Özak among new wave of Colombian researchers”

Beth Wheaton wins 2020 Mangum Teaching Award

Beth Wheaton was the very deserving winner of the 2020 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 “Beth Wheaton wins 2020 Mangum Teaching Award”

Dan Millimet and PhD alum Ian McDonough receive best paper prize!

Congratulations to Professor Dan Millimet and 2014 PhD alum Ian McDonough for receiving the 2019 best paper prize in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy! The title of their paper is Criminal Incarceration, Statutory Bans on Food Assistance, and Food Security in Extremely Vulnerable Households: Findings from a Partnership with the North Texas Food Bank. Continue reading “Dan Millimet and PhD alum Ian McDonough receive best paper prize!”

Congrats to Dan Millimet and PhD alum Ian McDonough on grant!

Professor Dan Millimet and 2014 SMU PhD alum Ian McDonough have been awarded a grant to work on food security issues by the Economic Research Service and Food and Nutrition Service. Housed in the United States Department of Agriculture, the grant was awarded under a broader initiative “Research on Food Security using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics”. Continue reading “Congrats to Dan Millimet and PhD alum Ian McDonough on grant!”

30% tuition discounts for Dedman College Master’s degrees!

Dedman College has announced a 30% tuition discount for many current and recently graduated SMU undergraduates who want to pursue an Economics Master’s degree as well as some other Master’s degrees. Continue reading “30% tuition discounts for Dedman College Master’s degrees!”

Congratulations to Aiyana Garcia as Mona Hersh-Cochran Scholarship recipient!

Aiyana Garcia is the 2020 recipient of the Mona Hersh-Cochran Scholarship Award. As a young girl, Aiyana grew up in poverty in the heart of Oak Cliff right here in Dallas. She was inspired to study business from an early age by watching her father juggle a job and take accounting courses at night. Continue reading “Congratulations to Aiyana Garcia as Mona Hersh-Cochran Scholarship recipient!”