Alumni Day!

Join us for the annual Alumni Day and Roundtable Discussion!

Date: May 5, 2015

Location: C197 (Concourse level located in basement) 

Time:  6:30 pm

Jeffrey Sachs and Paul Krugman will be discussing the complex relationship between globalization, technology and inequality.


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Upcoming Seminars

The following is a list of upcoming seminars and dates.

Christopher Sims, Nobel Laureate

Princeton University

“Exiting from Liquidity Traps: Keynes brought up to Date”

April 14, 2015, 12:00 pm – 01:00 pm

Room 5383


Elhanan Helpman

Harvard University

“Growth Trade and Inequality”

April 16, 2015, 03:00 pm – 05:00 pm

Room 8304


Tony Smith 

Yale University

“A Global Economy – Climate Model with High Regional Resolution”

April 21, 2015, 12:00 pm – 01:30 pm

Room 5383


Robert Solow, Nobel Laureate


“The Solow Residual 60 Years Later”

April 30, 2015, 12:00 pm – 01:30 pm

Room 5383

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Notable Seminars 2015

Reminder for Alumni Award Applications

The Alumni Awards for 2015 are the folowing.

Sallie Mae Bank Award – Partnership with Alumnus Ray Quinlan (2007)

Five students will be awarded at least $5000 primarily on need basis.  To apply for this award, please send me an application no longer than 2.5 pages describing:

(i) The justification for need, which will be kept confidential;

(ii) Your scholarly achievements: please indicate the progress  in the program and any other achievements you may want to emphasize.

(iii) A description of how this grant will be used to further your research such as conference participation, data/software purchases, etc.

The scholarship funds will be expended during the 2015-2016 academic year.

A small number of students will be awarded partial reimbursement for their travel expenses to conferences or seminars between Fall 2014 and June 2015.  Please send me your application together with the following material:

(i)  Documentation on prior application for GC travel grants or DSRG grants for the same conference/seminar;

(ii) Conference program with your paper or seminar invitation.

(iii) Receipts for completed travel

 The Nadia Doytch Award for the best paper in International Macroeconomics and Finance

The Salih Neftci Memorial Award for the best paper in Macroeconomics and Financial Economics

The Deadline for applications is April 15, 2015. Papers and applications are to be submitted to Dr. Merih Uctum at