PER was founded with the aim of supporting outreach activities to inform understanding of economic issues
We aim to inform and improve the development and implementation of economic and public policy.

We aim to inform and improve the development and implementation of economic and public policy.

Our research interests cover virtually every aspect of modern economic analysis and its applications
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Economics Faculty

Economics Faculty

Find out more about our faculty and their research.
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Undergraduate Travels to India for Honors Thesis Fieldwork

Undergraduate Travels to India for Honors Thesis Fieldwork

“What I learned was that the predictions that we make in rational economic theory are extremely divergent from what actually happens in the field.”
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SPOTLIGHT

Michael Carlos Best of Columbia’s Department of Economics was awarded the President’s Global Innovation Fund, for a project titled Jordanian Economic Policy Research Initiative. Professor Best’s research project will study economic policy in Jordan, with a focus on taxation and public spending.
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Upcoming PER Events
Sep
14
Columbia Conference on Economic Theory
Friday, September 14, 2018, 9:00 am - Saturday, September 15, 2018, 2:30 pm

1022 International Affairs Building (IAB)
Mail Code 3308  
420 West 118th Street
New York, NY 10027
Ph: (212) 854-3680
Fax: (212) 854-0749
Business Hours:
Mon–Fri, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

1022 International Affairs Building (IAB)

Mail Code 3308

420 West 118th Street

New York, NY 10027

Ph: (212) 854-3680
Fax: (212) 854-0749
Business Hours:
Mon–Fri, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.