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Econ Professor Kilian’s Publication Looks at (Still) Surprising Nature of Oil Prices

JEP Winter 2016 edition, published this week, includes work coauthored by UM Professor Lutz Kilian

Michael Mueller-Smith Recognized by the Upjohn Institute

Michael Mueller-Smith selected as a co-winner of the honorable mention for the 2015 Upjohn Institute Dissertation Award

Greetings!  I am honored and excited to chair the Department of Economics during the 2015-2016 academic year.  For more than four decades now, the Michigan environment has offered me amazing opportunities to learn, to achieve, and to enjoy.  My goal is to enable all members of our departmental community—our faculty, our staff, our students, our visitors, and our alumni—to experience similar feelings about their time in and around Lorch Hall.  Read more here.

--Shorey Peterson Professor, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, and Chair of Economics, Jim Adams