Category: Departmental News

Launch of BU Women in Economics Organization

The BU Women in Economics Organization (WEorg) will launch in the fall of 2016. WEorg is a graduate student-led organization dedicated to the advancement of women in all stages of research in economics. Through various departmental events, WEorg gives women economists a collective voice and invites both men and women to take part in a […]

2016 Rosenthal Lecture with Jonathan Levin, Stanford

This year’s Rosenthal Memorial Lecture will be given by Stanford University’s Holbrook Working Professor of Price Theory Jonathan Levin. The talk is titled “Internet Markets: Search, Pricing and Trust”. DATE: Friday, April 1 TIME: 5:00-6:30PM LOCATION: Room 203 in the Photonics building, 8 St. Mary’s St. The lecture will be followed by a dinner and […]

QS World University Rank BU Econ #32 In The World

This year’s QS World University Rankings placed BU’s Department of Economics #32 in the world and #16 in the US for economics and econometrics. The Department’s world ranking improved 15 places compared to 2014! Check out the article in BU Today to read on. Want to learn more about our exceptional Economics programs? Head to […]

BU Professors Rank in RePEc’s Top Female Economists

We are proud to announce that BU Econ Professors Marianne Baxter and Claudia Olivetti both ranked on RePEc’s recent listing of the top 10% female economists in the world. Baxter is #26, and Olivetti is #139. Please join us in congratulating them! (View the full list here.)