Monthly Archives: May 2012

17-Month Extension of OPT for Econometrics etc.

UPDATE: On May 11, 2012, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security added several fields of study to the list of CIP codes that now qualify for the 17-month extension of initial 12 months of Optional Practical Training (OPT). The new list of  majors – and their corresponding CIP codes – that qualify for the extension […]

Congrats to BU’s 500+ Graduating Economists!

At the graduating ceremony this past weekend there were 15 PhD students, 245 MA/MAEP/MADE/MAPE degree candidates and 257 Bachelor of Arts degree recipients, a substantial increase over past years. In 1995 there were 15 PhD , 37 MA and 172 BA students! Well done!

Ash and Ellis “Risk-adjusted Payment and Performance Assessment for Primary Care” is out

After working in the area for the past three years, I am happy to report that the paper below is finally out in  Medical Care. Risk-adjusted Payment and Performance Assessment for Primary Care Ash, Arlene S. PhD; Ellis, Randall P. PhD The full version is currently posted as printed ahead of print, although the actual […]