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Prof. James Kahn Discusses President Obama’s Deficit Plan James Kahn, Henry and Bertha Kressel Professor of Economics, shared his take on President Barack Obama’s plan for economic growth and deficit reduction on PIX11 Morning News. [hana-code-insert name=’KahnPIX11′ /]
Harvard Economist Alvin Roth Details Life-Saving Theory at Annual Brody Lecture At first glance, the search for a life-saving kidney donation may not seem to have much to do with economics. But Harvard University Professor Alvin Roth applies to that process the same market principles that drive global trade. It’s all about “a practical application […]
Alvin Roth, Harvard University Professor and Pioneer of Modern Kidney Exchange Program, to Present at April 11 Lecture Alvin Roth, Harvard University’s George Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration, will deliver the annual Alexander Brody Distinguished Lecture in Economics at Yeshiva University on Monday April 11 at 7:30 p.m. The event, entitled “Kidney Exchange: Barter on […]
Yeshiva University appointed 19 new undergraduate and graduate faculty members this fall.
Aaron Levine’s analysis of the current financial meltdown through the lens of Jewish law was the subject of an article, ‘The Financial Crisis: What Would the Talmud Do?’ published on Time.com on Oct. 10.
Dr. James Otteson, professor of economics and philosophy and director of the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program at Yeshiva University, has been named the first place winner of the 2007 Templeton Enterprise Awards for his seminal book Actual Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 2006). The awards are among the largest in the publishing industry, with the top prize of $50,000 exceeding that of both the Pulitzer Prizes and the National Book Awards.
Morris Altman, professor and head of the Department of Economics at the University of Saskatchewan and elected fellow of the World Innovation Foundation, is scheduled to deliver Yeshiva University’s annual Alexander Brody Lecture in Economics Feb. 23 on the Wilf Campus.
Sy Syms School of Business (SSSB) hosted more than 250 scholars, researchers, and academics from across the country at the 31st annual conference of the Northeast Business and Economic Association (NBEA). The event, held Sunday, September 26 and Monday, September 27 on the university’s Beren Campus, signaled the growing importance of Syms as a center for economic and business study.