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The Department of Economics is proud to announce that our Graduate Director, Dr. Mihaela Pintea, is the recipient of the University Graduate School Provost Award for Outstanding Graduate Program Director. She competed against other FIU Graduate Program Directors, and due to the enthusiastic support of her nominators was selected for this prestigious award. She will be honored on Friday, March 23rd by the Office of the Provost and the University Graduate School.
Mihaela Pintea presented her paper "The Role of Productivity, Transportation Costs, and Barriers to Intersectoral Mobility in Structural Transformation" (joint with Cem Karayalcin) at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada on 03/14/2018 and University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada on 03/15/2018.
Sheng Guo is awarded a Steven H. Sandell grant through the Boston College Center for Retirement Research and the Social Security Administration (SSA).
Paper by Kaz Miyagiwa titled "Export versus FDI: Learning through propinquity" (joint with Anthony Creane) has been accepted for publication in International Journal of Economic Theory.
Paper by Kaz Miyagiwa titled "Illegal immigration, unemployment and multiple destinations" (joint with Yasuhiro Sato) has been accepted for publication in Journal of Regional Science.
Congratulations to our students recognized at the Awards Ceremony! (click above for photos)
It is with great pleasure that we announce that our Ph.D. Student, Wenjun Xue was awarded the 2018 “Best Dissertation Award” in Economics. Join us in congratulating Wenjun for this accomplishment as well as graduating this Spring.
Congratulations to Master’s Degree student, Michael Zarate, for receiving the 2018 McKnight Fellowship Award. Thanks to this prestigious award, he will be starting his Ph.D. this upcoming Fall semester.
Paper by Hakan Yilmazkuday titled "Spatial Dispersion of Retail Margins: Evidence from Turkish Agricultural Prices" has been accepted for publication at Agricultural Economics...
Paper by Renzo Alvarez, Amin Shoja, Syed Uddin and Hakan Yilmazkuday titled "Daily Exchange Rate Pass-through into Micro Prices" has been accepted for publication at Applied Economics Letters...