Associate Professor Catherine Maclean is featured in the ”grantee spotlight” in The Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization (HCFO) initiative, a  program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. See the link http://www.hcfo.org/spotlight/johanna-catherine-maclean-phd. Dr. Maclean’s CV reveals her amazing accomplishments in a career that has just begun. http://www.cla.temple.edu/economics/files/2014/04/maclean_cv_9_9_2014.pdf Her external funding includes: Robert Wood Johnson.. read more →

Some news and a reminiscence by Professor Dimitrios Diamantaras: I was an assistant professor in the Economics Department at Temple University in the early 1990s when Jeff Coons showed up to check out the department’s Ph.D. program. We had a conversation about the role of mathematics in economics and the amount of mathematics a graduate.. read more →

…unless, that is, you have the kind of talent of Mick Jagger. This, and much more wisdom about the returns of getting a higher education, by our Doug Webber, Assistant Professor of Economics, in an interview with the Chronicle of Higher Education. read more →

Forbes mentions the dissertation research of James Bailey, PhD 2014. From the linked article: James Bailey, an economics graduate student from Temple University, studied this phenomenon in 19- to 25-year-olds. Before 2010, insurance companies could remove young people from their parents’ health coverage once they reached 19. One of the first components of the ACA.. read more →

Dr. Bognanno delivering the opening remarks

The Department’s annual Awards Luncheon celebrates excellence by honoring our undergraduate and graduate students for their achievement in excellence and their distinction through outstanding performance and diligence. Faculty members are also recognized for outstanding teaching and research. The 2014 luncheon was held on May 7, 2104. The program follows. Opening Remarks Dr. Michael Bognanno, Chair.. read more →