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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

Economics Professor Dean Yang Published Twice in January 2016 Issue of EDCC

Professor Yang's work in Malawi and the Philippines published in the January 2016 issue of Economic Development and Cultural Change.

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