Fall 2022

From the Chair

Dear members and friends of the IU Economics community:

I am writing this annual message to you, members of the IU Economics family, during Thanksgiving break, a short pause between the seemingly incessant rush of the fall semester and the rush of the final weeks of the school year. I always find this slowdown an invaluable opportunity to reflect on where we are, in gratitude. The passing year has certainly had its own share of things to be grateful for as well as its own set of challenges. Speaking of the latter, one cannot help but think of them in the context of higher education overall, and education generally. This compels me to devote a part of this message to my thinking of the position of the department in this changing landscape.

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New Graduate Fellowship

The Department of Economics is honored to announce the Lloyd Orr Dissertation Fellowship, which is named after Lloyd Orr, a long-time faculty member in the department. He created this award before he passed, and it was awarded for the first time at our April 2022 annual awards reception. Ph.D. students Kelin Lu, Hee Soo Kim, and Chao Wang were the inaugural recipients of this graduate fellowship.

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