The Brookings Institution publishes a commentary co-authored by Cem Karayalcin, Professor of Economics at FIU, and Harun Onder, Senior Economist at World Bank (who is also a FIU economics Ph.D. alumni). The commentary, titled “Coping with climate shocks: Ecosystems versus economic systems”, can be accessed here.
Four out of the five US metro areas with the lowest unemployment are in Florida. A CNN article featured one of our faculty, Dr. Mihaela Pintea, Associate Professor and Chairperson of Department of Economics, expressing some thoughts on this matter. The news link is here.
A recent paper by Dr. Abu Shonchoy, Associate Professor of Economics, and his co-authors received an honorable mention at the ADB–IEA Innovative Policy Research Award 2023. The announcement of the award is available in the following link.
Dr. Hakan Yilmazkuday, Professor of Economics, was interviewed by FIU News for the newly introduced FIU Discovery. FIU Discovery, is a search portal that connects researchers within the university and across the world, and provides an integrated view of FIU faculty’s works, findings, digital research profiles and accomplishments. The interview link is here.
Paper by Abu S. Shonchoy, Moogdho M. Mahzab, Towhid I. Mahmood and Manhal Ali titled “Data Driven Contagion Risk Management in Low-Income Countries using Machine Learning Applications with COVID-19 in South Asia” has been published at Nature Scientific Reports. The working paper version is available here.
Sheng Guo was awarded a 2022-2023 Green School Research and Teaching Enhancement Award. Made possible and awarded by the SIPA, the award will be used to support a teaching faculty member’s research or teaching enhancement efforts.