Work by UCSB econ alumna Valerie Bostwick was discussed in InsideHigherEd finding evidence of a peer-effect in which a higher fraction of women in a PhD program in STEM fields led to increased graduation rates.

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The AEA interviews Kelly Bedard about how gender-neutral tenure clock stopping policies can actually widen the gender gap in the profession.

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Dick Startz

Dick Startz wrote about the recent National Academy of Sciences report on sexual harassment in universities for the Brookings Institution

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On Thursday, September 13 of 2018, upperclass Economics graduate students welcomed and celebrated with the incoming first year PhD students, who just finished three weeks of Math Camp. It has become a tradition that each year before the start of the fall quarter the incoming and current graduate students watch the sunset together.

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