News & Events

  • Econ majors Niko Lalos, Jake Pallotta, and Anders Peterson are in a group of nine Dartmouth Football players honored by the The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame for maintaining a 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college career. Full story here.

  • Ten Dartmouth student-athletes, including several Econ majors, were selected for the Winter Academic All-Ivy League Team as announced by the conference office Thursday afternoon (4/9/20).    

    To qualify for a spot on the league's top academic team, these student-athletes have made major contributions to their teams while maintaining at least a 3.0 grade point average....

  • 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...