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Econometrics Team Winners

Harvard Undergraduate Team Wins Econometrics Game at U Chicago!

April 20, 2022

We are so pleased to announce that our Economics and AM/Ec team won The Econometrics Game at the University of Chicago this April! Congratulations to Jay, Bonnie, Ishan, and Matej!

The Econometrics Game is a fast-paced competition where teams of one to four undergraduate students from universities across the US (and some international ones too!) are given 13 hours with a dataset to devise and answer a question of economic importance. To learn more, visit the site...

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Laura Nicolae photo from P.D Soros Site

Congratulations to PhD Candidate Laura Nicolae for Receiving a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship!

April 13, 2022

Laura Nicolae is a PhD candidate in Business Economics and a daughter of Romanian immigrants. Laura graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 2020, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts with highest honors in applied mathematics and economics and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. We are extremely pleased to announce that she has been named a 2022 Paul & Daisy Soros fellow. 

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a merit-based fellowship exclusively for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school in the...

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Career and Family: Women's Century-Long Journey Toward Equity

Professor Goldin Discusses Her New Book, Career and Family: Women's Century-Long Journey Toward Equity, with Dean Bobo

March 1, 2022

Professor Goldin's new book, Career and Family: Women's Century-Long Journey Toward Equity, looks at the diverse experiences of college-educated women from the 1900s to today, paying close attention to the conflict between the duties and obligations to family and the duties and obligations of a career.

Listen to her discuss the ideas in her book here.

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Professor Maskin Receives Beijing Great Wall Friendship Award

February 23, 2022

Professor Maskin Receives Beijing Great Wall Friendship Award from the government of Beijing. 

In order to appreciate and commend foreigners for their outstanding contribution to Beijing's economic and social development and their dedication at work, the People's Government of Beijing Municipality established the Great Wall Friendship Award in 1999, which is the highest honor granted by Beijing to foreign nationals in the city. So far 191 foreigners from 30 countries have won the award.

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