Shiferaw “Shif” Gurmu, the new chair of the Department of Economics, holds a passionate commitment for building strong collaborations within the Andrew Young School and with other departments across the campus.
An econometrics expert and former World Bank consultant, Gurmu has been on the Andrew Young School faculty since 1998. Prior to joining… more »
ATLANTA – Paris Stroud, a Georgia State University Honors College student from Dallas, Georgia studying international economics and modern languages has received a place on a Fulbright Summer Institute to study in Wales on one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating world-wide.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission is the only bi-lateral, transatlantic… more »
Eighty-one-year-old graduating senior Joseph Crews looks forward to hanging his Georgia State University diploma on his seven-year-old granddaughter’s bedroom wall after he graduates with his Bachelor of Science in Economics.
“She likes to ask a lot of questions about how I’m doing in school,” says Crews. “I want to give her something to be proud… more »
In the United Kingdom, water is provided by private companies and is based on the assessed value of the home rather than the actual amount of water used. However, water shortages and population growth, particularly in the south area of the country that includes London, have caused municipalities and policymakers to rethink how households are… more »
ATLANTA–Self-employment is growing faster among single women who live in communities that support entrepreneurship and innovation than among men and married women, according to a new study by Georgia State University.
More of these women will continue to choose an entrepreneurial career path as their abilities, education, self-confidence and… more »
ATLANTA—State merit-based scholarships reduce the likelihood a student will earn a degree in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Oklahoma State University.
ATLANTA – Protected forested areas in Brazil, Costa Rica, Indonesia and Thailand have prevented the release of more than 1,000 million additional tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, an economic service provided by nature worth at least $5 billion, according to new research by Georgia State University economist Paul Ferraro with alumnus… more »
Robert Moffitt, the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Economics at Johns Hopkins University, will present the 11th Annual W.J. Usery Lecture on October 8, 2014, from 10:30-noon at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, 14 Marietta St., in AYS Seminar Room 749.
“Robert Moffitt will examine our complex system of income support for low income households,”… more »