Dr. Wheaton Receive Grant from the DOJ

Congratulations to Elizabeth Wheaton, Senior Lecturer in Dedman College’s Department of Economics, will serve as PI along with co-PI’s Corey Clark, Assistant Professor in the Guildhall and Computer Science Department and Raanju Sundararajan, Assistant Professor in Statistics Department for the DOJ’s $1.187M grant in support of the SMU Human Trafficking Project. With this funding, the SMU Human Trafficking Project will build a data warehouse to securely collect, enhance, analyze, and disseminate human trafficking data and conduct human-in-the-loop machine learning via human computational gaming, statistical, and economic research that can be used for policymaking.

SMU to host the Fall 2022 Midwest Macroeconomics Meeting

The conference will take place Nov. 11-13 on SMU’s campus. The scientific committee is made up of faculty from SMU’s economics department as well as economists from the Dallas Fed’s research department.We anticipate more than 160 papers presented by authors from universities and policy institutions across the United States and around the world. Click here for the conference website.

Dan Millimet wins SMU Distinguished Professor award

Our department chair has been chosen to receive the 2022 Dedman Family Distinguished Professor Award. The award recognizes his significant research achievements and outstanding service to the university. He joins the past winners in the Economics department, Nathan Balke in 2007 and Santanu Roy in 2014. Congratulations, Dr. Millimet! Continue reading “Dan Millimet wins SMU Distinguished Professor award”