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!”

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”