Entries by Sos Bagramyan

Sule Ozler Publishes New Book

Professor Sule Ozler has published a new book with Routledge Press titled “Psychoanalytic Studies of the Work of Adam Smith: Towards a Theory of Moral Development and Social Relations.”  Congratulations Sule!

Michael Terry

UCLA alumnus Michael Terry’s sprint in the business world is comparable to his time as an Olympic track runner: fueled by boundless energy and determination. Terry graduated magna cum laude from UCLA with a degree in Business Economics and later received an MBA from the Anderson School of Management. He currently works as an Executive […]

Katherine Meckel article in the Washington Post

Research done by Katherine Meckel about how hydraulic fracking decreases infant health was featured in the Washington Post.  Katherine Meckel’s research findings were also reported in other major news outlets, including CNN, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, The Los Angeles Times, and many other news outlets.  The Washington Post article, titled “Fracking Sites May Raise […]

Lee Ohanian article in the Wall Street Journal

Lee Ohanian and Edward Prescott recently published an article in the Wall Street Journal titled “What in the Sam Hill are Cows Doing on the Sand Hill Road?”  Here is the text of the article in its entirety:   “If you stroll down Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, Calif., you will find yourself among […]

Lee Ohanian article in the Wall Street Journal

Lee Ohanian recently co-published an article with Ted Temzelides in the Wall Street Journal titled “My Kingdom for a Renewable Energy Source.”  Here is the text of the article in its entirety:   ‘In 50 years, every street in London will be buried under 9 feet of manure.” With this 1894 prediction, the London Times […]

Martin Hackmann featured in Freakonomics Radio Podcast

Martin Hackmann and Benjamin Friedrich’s article “The Returns to Nursing: Evidence from Parental Leave Program” was featured in this week’s Freakonomics Radio Podcast.  The host of the podcast discusses the article, and interviews Martin and Benjamin in the radio program.

Adriana Lleras-Muney Mentioned in NYT Article

In a New York Times article titled “How A Healthy Economy Can Shorten Lifespans“, the author mentions Adriana Lleras-Muney’s research on the effects of industrial pollution on one’s quality of life and lifespan.  The article outlines how many economic factors, like the boom and bust cycle, can adversely affect a person’s health.  The article specifically […]

Medicaid and Financial Health under the ACA

Over half of the uninsured struggle to pay their medical bills. This suggest that expanding health care coverage may significantly mitigate financial distress faced by consumers, particularly those with lower incomes who have limited ability to bear the financial burdens that accompany adverse health shocks. In ongoing research, joint with Daniel Grodzicki (Penn State) and […]

Department of Economics Undergrad Year-End Survey

Partnership UCLA has put out the Economics Department’s Year-End Survey.  The survey has the Class of 2017’s employment statistics, highlighted employers, class profile, fields of study, and much more.  Please click on the link below for more information: 2017 Undergraduate Year-End Survey

Till von Wachter new Associate Dean for Research

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Till von Wachter to the position of Associate Dean for Research for the Division of Social Sciences.  Professor von Wachter will work with the Dean and the Director for Research and Civic Engagement to find synergies and opportunities for enhancing the Division’s research infrastructure and strengthening […]