The 2019-2020 edition of Inside Economics Newsletter, our annual department newsletter, is now ready! Click here to read it!
Abdullah Shamim is the 2019/2020 inaugural recipient of the George W. Bush Institute Doctoral Fellowship. This fellowship is a key part of the new Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative that combines the economic policy expertise of the Bush Institute and the academic research expertise of the SMU Economics Department. Continue reading “Abdullah Shamim Inaugural Bush PhD Fellow”
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”
The Spring 2019 Economics Department Faculty meeting had a gate crashing guest: President George W. Bush! Continue reading “President Bush visits Department faculty meeting”
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”
In the Fall 2018 issue of The Catalyst, the flagship quarterly publication of the George W. Bush Institute, Associate Professor James Lake writes about how trade and technology rather than trade is largely responsible for the disappearance of middle-tier jobs in the US. Continue reading “James Lake on trade, technology and middle-tier jobs in The Catalyst”