01 Mar 2015
March 1, 2015

Professor Leeds’s latest online papers

Professor Michael A. Leeds has two papers that were just published online. The first is entitled “Youth sports and the accumulation of human capital” and it appeared on the World of Labor website of IZA. The second is entitled “Cracking the glass ceiling”, is coauthored by Eva Marikova Leeds, and it appeared on the website.. read more →

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 →