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Peter’s Blog: The Archive

Profile in Excellence: Olufemi Olaleye

As of the summer of 2017, the PhD Excellence Initiative, with generous support from the Sloan Foundation, is pleased to officially welcome its fourth research fellow, Olufemi Olaleye, a U.S. citizen of Nigerian heritage. Femi joins the Initiative following his graduation from New York University in May 2017 with a [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Homepage Feature, PhD Excellence|0 Comments

Profile in Excellence: Brandy Edmondson

As of Fall 2016, the PhD Excellence Initiative, with generous support from the Sloan Foundation, is pleased to welcome its third research fellow, Brandy Edmondson. Brandy joins the Initiative from Spelman College, where she graduated in May 2016 with a B.A. in Economics. As an undergraduate, Brandy spent time as [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|Homepage Feature, PhD Excellence|Comments Off on Profile in Excellence: Brandy Edmondson

Ph.D. Excellence Summer Workshop 2016

On July 22, 2016, at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business, the Ph.D. Excellence Initiative convened its 3rd Annual Summer Workshop at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business, for a day of economic research presentations and feedback sessions. Doubled in size from its first [...]

By |August 1st, 2016|PhD Excellence|0 Comments

Ph.D. Excellence Summer Workshop 2015

On July 16, 2015, at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business, the Ph.D. Excellence Initiative held its second annual Summer Workshop, welcoming back its Peer Network to join two current Initiative scholars, as well as an undergraduate aspiring economist, in a day of research presentations and feedback [...]

By |July 31st, 2015|PhD Excellence|0 Comments

Profile in Excellence: Mbalou Camara

As of July 1, 2015, the PhD Excellence Initiative, with generous support from the Sloan Foundation, is pleased to welcome its second research fellow, Mbalou Camara. Mbalou joins the Initiative from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), where she graduated in 2015 with a B.A. in Political Science, Economics, [...]

By |July 1st, 2015|Homepage Feature, PhD Excellence|Comments Off on Profile in Excellence: Mbalou Camara

Ph.D. Excellence Inaugural Summer Workshop

On July 17, 2014, at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business, the Ph.D. Excellence Initiative held its inaugural Summer Workshop, uniting its Peer Network in a day of research presentations and feedback sessions. Presentation topics (summarized below) spanned a wide range of economic disciplines: labor markets; affirmative [...]

By |December 1st, 2014|PhD Excellence|0 Comments