The 8th annual Texas Theory Camp was held at UT-Austin Economics Department on November 16-17, 2019. The camp had eighteen presentations by scholars from eight participating institutions (Rice, SMU, TAMU, UHouston, UT-Austin, UTD, UT-Rio Grande Valley, and UT-San Antonio) and a scholar from USAA. Continue reading “2019 Texas Theory Camp”
The 2019-2020 edition of Inside Economics Newsletter, our annual department newsletter, is now ready! Click here to read it!
Professor Daniel Millimet was recently appointed as the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Trustee Professor. This distinguished recognition is extremely well deserved and based on his outstanding economic research and deep commitment to the department especially in terms of supervising and mentoring PhD students. Continue reading “Daniel Millimet appointed Dedman Trustee Professor”
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”
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”
We are incredibly proud of our Class of 2019. Continue reading “May 2019 Economics graduation”
The Spring 2019 Economics Department Faculty meeting had a gate crashing guest: President George W. Bush! Continue reading “President Bush visits Department faculty meeting”