The Economics Department is proud to acknowledge our majors who have been elected into Wesleyan University’s Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Spring 2020. Congratulations! Luke Francis Forsthoefel Jake Yi Jie Kwang Lance Forrest Lepelstat Zheng Mao Joshua Kwok Hei Ng Jesse Sage Sandler Samantha Nicole Smith Kaitlyn Elise Thomas-Franz Morgan Lindsey Usen Elizabeth … Read moreECON’s newest members of Phi Beta Kappa
Richard Grossman was quoted in an Associated Press article entitled “Buddy, can you spare a dime? Echoes of ’30s in viral crisis?” by Marcy Gordon on March 24, 2020.
Richard Grossman was interviewed by Lauren Rubinstein on mitigating the economic fallout from the corona virus” for News @ Wesleyan.
Richard Grossman was cited in US News and World Report talking about the recent Fed rate cut and its effect on consumers.
Professor Jennifer Raynor recently published an article in Nature Communications, titled “Impact of two of the world’s largest protected areas on longline fishery catch rates.” As of today, it has already been accessed over 5000 times! The full cite and abstract are below: Lynham, J., Nikolaev, A., Raynor, J. et al. Impact of two of the world’s … Read moreRaynor published in Nature Communications
Melanie Khamis served as a senior mentor at the CeMENT Mentoring Workshop for Faculty in Non-Doctoral Programs January 5-6, 2020, San Diego, CA The CeMENT mentoring workshops are funded by the American Economic Association to help female junior economists overcome the tenure hurdle. At the mentoring workshops, participants are arranged into small groups based on their … Read moreMelanie Khamis mentors at CeMENT workshop
Gil Skillman’s article, “Moseley’s ‘Macro-Monetary’ Reading of Marx’s Capital: Rejoinder and Further Discussion,” has just appeared in the Review of Radical Political Economics. Here’s the link: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0486613419876062 Abstract: Moseley (2018) offers a partial reply to my review of his Money and Totality, addressing one comment at length while mentioning a second in passing and ignoring the third. … Read moreGil Skillman published in the Review of Radical Political Economics
Gary Yohe has been working with rap artist Baba Brinkman to create a new song on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. You can watch it here https://youtube.com/watch?v=6OBM2tUKpKc… https://facebook.com/bababrinkman/videos/1307905006071252/…
Visiting Professor Mark McInerney will soon become the director of the State of Maine’s Center for Workforce Research and Information. The Center for Workforce Research and Information is the premiere resource for economic analysis of Maine’s labor market. The Center’s information is the basis for decisions on workforce development across the State, and is used … Read moreCongratulations to Mark McInerney
Economics alumnus Rick Garcia ´60, Current President of The National Academy of Bolivian Economic Sciences (Academia Nacional de Ciencias Económicas, ABCE) On September 5th, 2019, at the National Academy of Science in La Paz, Rick Garcia received congratulations from the International Community of National Academies, Universities, and High Learning Organizations of South America and Spain, … Read moreRick Garcia ´60, President of The National Academy of Bolivian Economic Sciences