Ron Lee (UC-Berkeley) steps down as Director of CEDA, Will Dow steps in

After 19 years, Professor Ron Lee has stepped down from his position as Director of the Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging (CEDA) at UC-Berkeley. Professor Will Dow assumed the directorship as of July 1, 2013. Dow is an economist in the School of Public...

Robert Fogel (Chicago) passes away June 11, 2013

Robert Fogel, 86, an economic historian at the University of Chicago who won the Nobel Prize in 1993 for his studies of slavery in the United States and the role railroads played in the development of the economy, died June 11, 2013 following a brief illness.