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Venky Venkateswaran awarded the Swiss Finance Institute 2022 Outstanding Paper Award

Venky Venkateswaran and his co-authors, Maryam Farboodi, Dhruv Singal, and Laura Veldkamp have been awarded the Swiss Finance Institute 2022 Outstanding Paper Award for their paper, "Valuing Financial Data." 

Economics Department
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Remembering Tom Cooley

A video collaboration between the Society for Economic Dynamics (SED), the Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance (LAEF), and NYU Stern School of Business. To watch, please click here.

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Giulia Brancaccio awarded the Frisch Medal of the Econometric Society

Giulia Brancaccio (jointly with her coauthors Myrto Kalouptsidi and Theodore Papageorgiou) has been awarded the 2022 Frisch Medal of the Econometric Society for their paper, "Geography, Transportation, and Endogenous Trade Costs”, (Econometrica, Vol. 88, No. 2, March 2020, 657-691).

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NYU launches new Master of Science in Quantitative Economics

NYU's MS in Quantitative Economics is a cutting-edge program for students with research-oriented ambitions in economics, such as a demanding doctoral program, or employment in technology, finance and research in both the private or public sectors.

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Congratulations to Michael Dickstein, one of 2021's Best 40-Under-40 Professors

'It’s the impactful research and the work Dickstein does with students that put him securely on this year’s list of the world’s 40 best business school professors under 40.'

Economics Department
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PhD Alumna Abigail Hornstein appointed the Woodhouse/Sysco Professor of Economics at Wesleyan University

Horstein's research constitutes the studies of corporate finance, multinationals, business strategy and governance, and legal institutions, with a particular expertise in the Chinese financial markets. Her publications include articles in journals such as the Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of

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Congratulations to Roxana Mihet, the winner of the ECB's Young economists' competition 2020

I show that the explosion of financial technologies for retail investors does not guarantee broad increases in household wealth. Instead, the sophisticated investors who already have relatively high levels of wealth are most likely to benefit from many of the new technologies.

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Petra Moser and Michela Giorcelli’s paper on copyright protection, featured in an animation by econimate

Watch the video here.
Read the full paper here.

Petra Moser is a Professor of Economics at NYU Stern.


 

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Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers, by Mervyn King and John Kay

COVID-19 is a classic example of radical uncertainty.  We knew that pandemics were likely but we did not know enough to attach a probability to an event such as “a virus will emerge from Wuhan in China in December 2019”.  We do not know what the future will hold.  But we must make decisions anyway.