Category: Faculty Press Interviews

The Atlantic Covers Study by Prof. Daniele Paserman

An NBER Working Paper by our own Professor Daniele Paserman, joint with Stefano Gagliarducci of the University of Rome Tor Vergata, that examines how gender affects bipartisanship was covered today in The Atlantic. Article author Andrew McGill spoke with Paserman about their interesting conclusion: “…women are indeed more likely to cooperate across party lines, but […]

Prof. Tandon: Economist, Numismatist

Associate Professor of Economics Pankaj Tandon was featured today in BU Research not for his economics expertise, but for his passion: ancient Indian coins: “Pankaj Tandon is a Boston University associate professor of economics by training and, by passion, a scholar of ancient coins—or numismatist. In 2010, Tandon, who specializes in coins of ancient India, […]

Prof. Randy Ellis Featured in WalletHub ACA Study

Professor Randall Ellis was featured in WalletHub’s recent study showing 2015’s rates of uninsured by state before & after the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Read Prof. Ellis’s expert opinion at https://wallethub.com/edu/rates-of-uninsured-by-state-before-after-obamacare/4800/#randall-p-ellis.

BU Economics Professor Simon Gilchrist’s research on Fed policy

BU Economics Professor Simon Gilchrist’s research was recently featured in the WSJ. In a new working paper… from the Fed, three economists examined two-year Treasury yields on days the central bank announced policy changes and related effects on 10-year Treasury yields, a benchmark for mortgage rates and other loans, as well as corporate bonds and […]

BU Economics Professor Laurence Kotlikoff on the corporate income tax

BU Economics Professor Laurence Kotlikoff recently published an op-ed piece in The New York Times titled “Abolish the Corporate Income Tax”. Jobs don’t grow out of thin air, especially well-paying ones. They require, among other things, companies that are willing to operate where you live. Just ask the Seattle-based District 751 of the machinists’ union, […]

BU Economics Professor Randall Ellis on Healthcare.gov

BU Economics Professor Randall Ellis recently commented on Healthcare.gov: The turnaround is telling, said Randall Ellis, a professor of economics at Boston University. The site is now “greatly improved,” Ellis told TechNewsWorld. “It is now much easier to use and to navigate, with relatively few glitches.” There was little media coverage of the significant improvement […]