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This years’ department awards for teaching were announced at the department meeting on July 14.

Associate Professor Xiaojian Zhao was awarded a commendation.

Ms Zhongwen Chen received the award for best TA.

Ms Icy Guo received a commendation in the TA awards.

Dr Mita Bhattacharya presented the paper  'A cross-country study on the resilience of electricity consumption to COVID-19 contaminant policies', at WEA International, July 2022 in San Diego (virtual presentation).

Dr Laura Puzzello organised a three- day workshop between July 18-20 on Meeting AEA replication standards using Quarto and GitHub. The workshop was aimed at all members of the department as well as PhD students. The workshop was instructed by Ms Cynthia Huang.

On August 4 2023 Associate Professor Xiaojian Zhao is organising the Monash Business School Workshop to Further Interdisciplinary Research on Motivated Cognition in Virtual Reality. He is also one of the speakers along with Ms Zhongwen Chen from the department.

The focus of the workshop is to encourage speakers from different disciplines to share their expertise and create new opportunities in the interdisciplinary dialogue and collaborations. It attempts to explore the use of VR technology and machine learning to conduct a fully controlled economic experiment of human behaviours that could be difficult to achieve in the standard fields and laboratories.

Professor Yves Zenou has presented at the following institutions during May and June 2023.

  • Economics seminar series, New York University at Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), May 1, 2023.
  • Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID) seminar series, New York University at Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), May 4, 2023.
  • Workshop on social and economic networks, AMU-AMSE, Marseille, June 1-2, 2023.
  • Seminar in economic development, Paris School of Economics, June 12, 2023.
  • Seminar at the department of economics, Stockholm University, June 15, 2023.

Professor Sascha Becker has been appointed Joint Managing editor of The Economic Journal.

Congratulations to Dr Stefanie Fischer who has been promoted to Associate Professor and Dr Isaac Gross who was promoted to Senior lecturer.

A number of new staff are due to arrive in the coming months. We look forward to making them feel welcome!

Dr Ricardo Dahis arrived July 31.

Dr Maxime Gravouille arrives later in the year.

Professor Moshe Hazan arrives September 1.

Dr Filip Premik arrives September 1.

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