News & Events

  • The NBER Digest reports on a study by Professor Christopher Snyder and co-authors Michael Kremer and Jonathan D. Levin. Their working paper Advance Market Commitments: Insights from Theory and Experience reviews the economic logic behind AMCs and describes a pilot AMC supporting the development and...

  • Just published in the Journal of Political Economy, Volume 28, Number 2 | February 2020, a new Paper from Treb Allen, Costas Arkolakis, and Yuta Takahashi.

    Universal Gravity

    Treb Allen

    Dartmouth College and National Bureau of Economic Research

    Costas Arkolakis

    Yale University and National Bureau of Economic Research

    Yuta Takahashi

    Hitotsubashi University



  • Twenty NCAA men's and women's basketball student-athletes who excel both on and off the court were selected as finalists today for the 2019-20 Senior CLASS Award, and Dartmouth guard James Foye was among those chosen. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of...

  • What forces led married women to enter paid employment?

    What forces might lead them to “opt-out”? 

    How have technological changes in the home and the market transformed families? 

    ECON37 examines the changing economic roles of women and men in modern economies and the trade-offs faced by households. The goal of the course is to learn and critically apply economic concepts to a variety of current policy issues concerning gender gaps, work and family.


  • 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...