SMU economist and colleagues use model to predict East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa will become global productivity leaders DALLAS (SMU) – Relaxing migration restrictions globally could deliver a threefold increase in global GDP, according to prize-winning research by SMU economist Klaus Desmet. In contrast, areas like the United States and Europe that restrict migration will [...]
DACA led to improved educational outcomes, lower teenage birthrate for young immigrant community
Inside Higher Ed: Study Finds Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Increased Educational Attainment
Journalist Elizabeth Redden with the website Inside Higher Ed covered the research of SMU government policy expert Elira Kuka.
Market Watch covered the research of SMU government policy expert economist Elira Kuka.
The website Vox covered the research of SMU government policy expert economist Elira Kuka.
Female students exposed briefly to charismatic career women are inspired to pursue male-dominated field
Easy, inexpensive experiment briefly sent inspiring female role models into intro to econ classes and sharply increased college female interest in the male-dominated, well-paying field of economics.
SMU economist wins recognition for extensive landmark research on corruption.
Commerce Department selects scientific team to conduct independent abundance estimate of red snapper in Gulf of Mexico
An expert team of university and government scientists will determine the abundance of red snapper in the U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico, as availability of the fish is vital to the region's economy.
The National Bureau of Economic Research, the nation's leading nonprofit economic research organization, has appointed SMU Assistant Professor Elira Kuka a faculty research fellow.