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Everything You Need to Know About Bankruptcy

Assistant professor of economics Jaromir Nosal co-authored a study for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York highlighting the effects of bankruptcy.

Congratulations to the Award Winners of the Economics Department!

Lifeng Chen will receive the Bourneuf Award, for the top economics major. Jeffrey Klofas and Maria Boria will each receive the Giffuni Award for their outstanding thesis work in economics. Congratulations to these students and all 2016 Boston College graduates.

Boston College Commencement--1986

This photo was taken 30 years ago. From L-R, Chris Maxwell, Bob Murphy, Harold Petersen, Frank McLaughlin, and Joe Quinn.

Recent Selected Publications

"Overconfident Consumers in the Marketplace," Michael D. Grubb, Journal of Economic Perspectives, (Fall 2015; PDF)

"In the Name of the Son (and the Daughter): Intergenerational Mobility in the United States, 1850-1940," Claudia Olivetti and M. Daniele Paserman, American Economic Review, (08/2015, PDF)

"Sufficient Statistics for Tariff Reform when Revenue Matters," James E. Anderson, and J. Peter Neary. Journal of international Economics, (2016, PDf)

"Information in Tender Offers with a Large Shareholder," Mehmet Ekmekci and Nenad Kos, Econometrica, (01/2016, PDF)

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