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The mission of the Department of Economics is to teach students to be critical thinkers and to use the discipline of economics to analyze and solve problems associated with important economic, political and social issues. Learn more >

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Medford, MA 02155
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Gilbert Metcalf was recently quoted in the Boston Globe article "Jack up the federal gas tax now."

Melissa McInerney is one of just seven scholars recently selected for a highly competitive 2015 Department of Labor Scholars grant. Professor McInerney's work investigates a puzzle in labor market data. While Hispanic workers experience higher rates of on-the-job accidents, prior estimates from survey microdata suggest that Hispanic workers have lower rates of receiving compensation for such injuries. Congratulations Professor McInerney!

Margaret McMillan was interviewed by Tufts Now for the article "The Other Cost of Ebola".

Enrico Spolaore's research on size of countries and federalism featured in The Economist.

Yannis Ioannides was quoted in the Boston Globe in the article "Why Can't Greece Shake It's Corruption Problem?"

Yannis Ioannides was recently quoted in the Fortune article "Greece's do-or-die moment".

Faculty Job Opportunity: A full-time faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor, starting September 2015. Learn more >

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