|The Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale University has as
its purpose the conduct and encouragement of research in economics and related
fields. The Foundation seeks to foster the development and application of rigorous
logical, mathematical, and statistical methods of analysis.
Among its activities, the
Cowles Foundation provides financial support for research, visiting faculty, postdoctoral
fellowships, workshops, and graduate students. Cowles regularly sponsors conferences
and publishes a working paper series, a reprint series, and research monographs.
Research Program Areas
Bureau has approved a Branch Research Data Center at Yale University
Census Bureau has approved the establishment of a Branch Research Data Center (Branch RDC)
at Yale University. This branch, generously funded by the Cowles Foundation, will offer
researchers with approved projects access to a wide range of restricted-use data collected
by the Census Bureau, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the Agency for
Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Further information about these datasets as well as the process by which access to them is
granted can be found at the website of the Census Bureaus Center for Economic
Studies, at https://www.census.gov/ces/.
Current Yale graduate students and faculty with approved projects are:
Mihsuru Igami (Economics)
Dan Keniston (Economics)
Amanda Kowalski (Economics)
Sebastian Heise (Economics)
James Levinsohn (School of Management and the Jackson Institute)
Peter K. Schott (School of Management)
Joseph Shapiro (Economics)
Xiao Xu (School of Medicine)
2013 Nobel Prize Winner: Robert
|Professor Robert Shiller of the Cowles Foundation, along with Eugene Fama
and Lars Hansen of the University of Chicago, have won the 2013 Nobel Prize for their work
on the empirical analysis of asset prices.
Read more: Yale News, Press
Release from nobelprize.org, and Nobel Laureates
with connections to Cowles
April 24-26, 2015: 11th Annual Conference on General
Equilibrium and its Applications
June 8-12, 2015: Cowles Summer Conferences
Department of Economics
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