Parker Fleming receives Cobb Fellowship

Parker Fleming received the 2020 Cobb Fellowship after the Economics Department faculty voted that his third year research paper was the strongest among his fellow classmates. The fellowship provides funding for the 4th year of the PhD program and removes any teaching assistant or research assistant responsibilities so the recipient can focus as much as possible on their dissertation progress. Continue reading “Parker Fleming receives Cobb Fellowship”

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”

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”