Professor of Economics Scott Sumner is recognized for his influential blogging success after years of pushing NGDP targeting, the recent shift in monetary policy clearly shows the influence of the same set of underlying ideas.
Economics Professor Scott Sumner is highlighted for predicting the Fed's recent “baby steps” toward a new approach in which it targets a certain level of nominal growth - an approach Prof. Sumner has been advocating for years on his blog, The Money Illusion.
A review by the Wall Street Journal's Chris Shea includes research by Economics Professor Dhaval Dave on whether reducing alcohol ads or raising the cost of alcohol is more effective in encouraging heavy drinkers to cut back.
Trustee Professor of Economics Patricia Flynn is highlighted for her participation in an event hosted by the non-profit organization WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology. Alongside other panelists, Flynn discussed the economic impact of women on boards.