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September 21, 2022

The Economics Department is excited to host Dr. Nick Bloom as our featured speaker for this year's Carl Snyder Memorial Lecture on November 16, 2022.

July 19, 2022

The Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance will be hosting the Conference on Aging and Healthcare in the Macroeconomy on August 12-13, 2022

July 19, 2022

The Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance will be hosting the Growth, Development, and Structural Transformation Conference on September 30-October 1, 2022

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