Spring 2020 TX Camp Econometrics

Back: Ding Liu (L), Tom Fomby, Dan Millimet, Hao Dong (R) Front: Hsin-Wei Chang (L), Jun Nie, Shuo Qi (R)

The 25th annual Texas Camp Econometrics took place on February 22-23 in Woodlands, TX. SMU has a strong history of participation in this Texas conference, and this year was no different. Continue reading “Spring 2020 TX Camp Econometrics”

Daniel Millimet appointed Dedman Trustee Professor

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 Inaugural Bush PhD Fellow

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”

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”