Masami Imai and Tuan Anh Nguyen-Viet ’16 have published “The Effects of Ethnic Chinese Minority on Vietnam’s Regional Economic Development in the Post- Vietnam War Period,” in the Journal of Development Studies. Abstract: This paper examines the impact of the Hoa, an ethnically Chinese, economically dominant minority, on regional economic development in Vietnam. To address the endogeneity … Read moreNew publication by Masami Imai and Tuan Anh Nguyen-Viet ’16
Jennifer Roff ’93, now an associate professor in the Economics Department at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY, just published “Cleaning in the Shadow of the Law? Bargaining, Marital Investment, and the Impact of Divorce Law on Husbands’ Intrahousehold Work,” Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 60(1), pages 115-134.
Melanie Khamis presented her paper “Reversed Migration Trends and Local Labor Markets” (joint work with Emily Conover (Hamilton College) and Sarah Pearlman (Vassar College)) twice this past month: (1) Kiessling Presentation, Economic Studies Division at The Brookings Institution (2) North East Universities Development Consortium (NEUDC) at Cornell University
The Economics Department is sad to share the news that Peter Kilby, professor of economics, emeritus, died August 2, 2018, at the age of 83. Professor Kilby came to Wesleyan in 1965, after completing his studies at Harvard (AB), Johns Hopkins (MA), and Oxford (DPhil). Professor Kilby was an expert in African Economic Development. He … Read moreRemembering Peter Kilby