Entries by Sos Bagramyan

Adriana Lleras-Muney in Vox and The New York Times

Adriana Lleras-Muney’s co-authored article on Mothers’ Pensions has been cited in two national news outlets this month, The New York Times and Vox.  The New York Times article cites Lleras-Muney’s study in an article about supply side economics, while Vox draws upon her research in connection to child poverty in the US.  Lleras-Muney’s paper shows […]

Jay Lu wins Winter 2017 Scoville Teaching Award

We would like to congratulate Jay Lu for winning the Scoville Award for best undergraduate teaching in Winter 2017 for his class Econ 148 on Behavioral Economics. Behavioral economics is a subfield of economics that incorporates insights from psychology and other social sciences. The broad goal is to improve the realism of economic models by […]

2017 West Coast Experiments Conference

The tenth annual West Coast Experiments Conference was Co-organized by Rodrigo Pinto. The Conference was held at UCLA on Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25, 2017, preceded by in-depth methods training workshops on Sunday, April 23.  The West Coast Experiments Conference is an annual conference that brings together leading scholars and graduate students in economics, political […]

John Asker awarded Lanzillotti antitrust prize.

John Asker’s award-winning paper  is titled “The Competitive Effects of Information Sharing.” The paper won the ninth annual Robert F. Lanzillotti prize for the best paper in antitrust economics. The abstract of the paper reads as follows:   “We investigate the impact of information sharing between rivals in a dynamic auction with asymmetric information. Firms […]