News & Events

  • *Dartmouth Economic Research Scholars program provides mentoring and support in economics research to students with strong research potential and high academic standing.

    Join us for an information session in 310 SILSBY HALL on JANUARY 29, 2020, 5:30PM.

    Learn about the DERS application process, ask questions, and mingle with faculty & current scholars.



  • Andrew Samwick, the Sandra L. and Arthur L. Irving ’72a P’10 Professor of Economics, concluded his 15-year tenure as the center’s director last week. He joined the faculty in the Department of Economics in 1994 and was named director of the center in 2004. He plans to return to teaching and research. The search for the next director is underway.

    Under Samwick, the Rockefeller Center has created an experiential public policy curriculum and...

  • Congratulations to 7 Economics students recognized as valedictorians and salutatorians in 2019.



    Andrew Liu ’19 -  Computer Science and Economics double major

    Anant Mishra ’19 - Biology and Economics double major

    Sonia Qin ’19 - Economics and Government double major; French minor

    Alexander Sullivan ’19 - Engineering Sciences major modified with Economics

    Ruoni Wang ’19 - Computer Science and Economics double major...

  • On Saturday June 8th, 2019, Dartmouth Economics department hosted the annual graduation breakfast reception in honor of the class of 2019 graduates and their families. At the reception, department chair Nina Pavcnik announced the awards and Honors students this year. For a detailed list, please check our Honors page. Here are...

  • Please join us in congratulating Dartmouth Economics alumna Sarah Gertler '17 who was awarded 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship !!!

    The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, or the GRFP is the country’s oldest graduate fellowship program that directly supports graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fields. NSF Graduate Research Fellows benefit from a three-year annual...

  • The spring term is off to a great start for the DERS program, a record-high applications from current sophmores were received and we are proud to announce the class of 2012 research scholars below. 


       Andrew Ahn
       Emily Bjorkman
       Meriem Fouad
       Catalina Garcia Valenzuela
       Carl Harris
       Yujing (Amy) Hu
       Paul Jeon
       Jonathan Liu
       Benjamin Matejka
       Michael McGovern
       Michael Nachman...

  • Are you interested in learning more about this fall's class Econ 70, the Immersion Experience in Argentina and Chile? This course involves travel in December to both countries.

    Please come hear more about it Thursday, May 2 at 5pm in Carson L01. The class is capped at 16 students and an application is required.

    Read more about...

  • 6 seniors from the class of 2019 share why they picked their thesis topics.

    Muhammad Adil Ahsan  : "Violence, Age of Exposure, and the Nepalese Civil War:  Understanding the Effects of Violence Exposure on the Educational Outcomes of Children." (Advisor : Prof. Edmonds)

    While there is extensive research on the effects of exposure to violence in utero on later-life outcomes, relatively little has been done to investigate the differential effects of exposure to violence based...

  • Dartmouth participates in an academic competition called the College Fed Challenge, and has sent teams to the Boston Fed Challenge Regional Competition since 2008. The College Fed Challenge is “intended to help students become more knowledgeable about the Fed and the decision-making process of the Federal Open Market Committee, the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy-setting group.” 

    2019 Fed Challenge Info Session: Friday 4:00pm. April 26, Silsby 310. 

    For details please see...

  • Jonathan Zinman, a professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, has been appointed the R. Stephen Cheheyl Professor of Economics. Jon is an Academic Lead for the Global Financial Inclusion Initiative of Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), and a co-founder of IPA’s U.S. Finance Initiative. He is also a research affiliate/associate of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (...