Sunday, March 29, 2009

Top Young Economists

Here is the ranking. (For information about this ranking, click here.)

I am delighted to report that I was on the PhD dissertation committee for two out of the top three (Reis and Angeletos). That is one of the great things about being a faculty member at Harvard: You get to know the young stars before the rest of the world notices their brilliance.

For those aspiring to make this list someday who are now deciding where to attend graduate school, here is the most up-to-date ranking of economics departments.