Many graduate students and faculty applaud these efforts for adding needed diversity to the department and improving departmental climate, some female department affiliates say it remains a challenge to constitute a minority in their field.
Economics Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. is being investigated separately by Harvard and the state of Massachusetts and has been barred by University officials from setting foot in the research lab he heads.
Survey results revealed that 15 percent of Economics Ph.D. students reported above a 10 on the depression scale, while 23 percent of the PhD students reported above a 10 on the anxiety scale.
Economics 10B: “Principles of Economics” topped the charts in undergraduate enrollment for the fifth consecutive spring semester.
"My guess is that sooner or later governments are going to regulate cryptocurrencies out of existence," Economics professor Jeffrey A. Miron said.
Professor Magne Mogstad from the University of Chicago presented the Economics Department Harris Lecture on "Instrumental Variables and Policy Relevance" in Science Center Hall A.