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May 23, 2024

The department remembers Professor Gary Charness (1950-2024).

April 30, 2024

Professor Olivier Deschenes and co-authors were awarded the Hicks-Tingergen Medal.

April 18, 2024

Please join us for the 62nd Annual Carl Snyder Memorial Lecture

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