Latest Fellows of the Econometric Society Stories

2015-02-17 23:12:19

Presenters include Harry Markowitz, Nobel laureate in economics, Doug Hubbard, author of How to Measure Anything, and Sam Savage, author of The Flaw of Averages, consulting professor at Stanford

2014-08-12 12:41:28

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis and the ensuing economic and political disruptions, inequality has re-emerged as a central focus of public debate.

2010-09-27 13:33:00

Live Q&A Discussion with National Journal's Ron Brownstein WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Economic Council Director Dr. Larry Summers will be the keynote guest at National Journal LIVE's Workforce of the Future Conference tomorrow, September 28, in Washington, D.C. Dr.

2010-09-08 07:50:00

Have you ever been told money can’t buy happiness? Well according to two researchers, money can buy happiness...at least to a point.

2010-03-10 06:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1995, economist Rachel Kranton wrote future Nobel Prize-winner George Akerlof a letter insisting that his most recent paper was wrong.

2010-01-04 10:02:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The TIAA-CREF Institute is pleased to announce the winners of the fourteenth annual TIAA-CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security. George A.

2009-09-16 13:14:37

The number of unemployed reached 2.47 million in Britain in July, the government statistics office said Wednesday. Among 16-24 year-olds, 947,000 were recorded as unemployed in the latest report, a jump of about 60,000.

2009-01-19 13:01:36

A key economic adviser to Barack Obama said the new administration expects U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.