Entries by Stephanie Ferguson

Lee Ohanian Op-Ed in The Hill

Warren Buffett, taxing capital income is a bad idea

By Lee Ohanian

In 2011, superstar investor Warren Buffett made headlines not for his investment recommendations but for his opinion that tax rates on high earners should substantially increase.

Buffett proposed …

UCLA Economics Programs Now Classified as STEM

Beginning with the Fall 2019 graduating class, our Economics and Business Economics Bachelors, Master of Applied Economics, and Economics PhD programs will be officially classified as STEM (CIP code 45.0603).  The STEM designation signifies the analytical rigor of our classes, …

Jay Lu awarded NSF Grant

We’d like to congratulate Assistant Professor Jay Lu for being awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for his research on the economic theory of human decision-making. The first part of this project will address common everyday situations where individuals …

UCLA to host 2019 CEME Conference

On September 6 and 7, UCLA will host the 2019 CEME Conference for Young Econometricians with the support of the National Science Foundation.

This workshop, which is part of the Conference on Econometrics and Mathematical Economics (CEME) series, has the …

Saki Bigio awarded NSF Grant

 

fig_ramsey_E_sbar_rsp_noextWe’d like to congratulate Assistant Professor Saki Bigio for being awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for his research titled “A Model of Credit, Money, Interest and Prices” (Joint with Professor Yuliy Sannikov from Stanford Business School).

His …