Saturday, October 08, 2005

Columbia's econ story

Take a look at Columbia University's economics faculty list. It has Joseph Stiglitz, Jeffrey Sachs, Jagdish Bhagwati, and many other big guns. Would you have guessed that this Department has a serious 'faculty crisis'? They went out and hired, not 3 or 4, but -- take a deep breath! -- ten new faculty!

Here is the New York Magazine's report on this amazing story. [Link from Tyler Cowen]