The Federal Reserve Bank has begun to taper its quantitative easing program - now what? Former President of the New York Federal Reserve Bank E. Gerald Corrigan, Nobel Laureate Tom Sargent and HHEI Director VV Chari offered their insights in a panel discussion. Learn more.
Lars Peter Hansen (Ph. D. ’78), 2013 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, was honored on November 18th by the University of Minnesota. Hansen won the award with Eugene Fama and Robert Shiller for their empirical analysis of asset prices. Learn more.
A new policy brief by Bob Litterman (‘80, Ph.D.) suggests that time compression, a concept fundamental to risk management of any kind, is central to pricing carbon-dioxide emissions. Learn more.
The Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute is a new global initiative in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota created to inform and influence public policy by supporting and promoting frontier economic research and by communicating our findings to leading academics, policymakers, and business executives around the world. Read more about HHEI.