The student-run Wesleyan Investment Group (WIG) finished first in a six-month-long collegiate investment contest that concluded April 9. The club is advised by Professor Abigail Hornstein, captained by Alessandro Lorenzoni ’20 and Julian Ross ’21, and includes team members Henry Carter ’22, Matt Chase ’21, Liam Downey ’22, Nicholas Keating ’22, Wei Li ’21, Andrew … Read more
Jennifer Raynor just published (with D.J. Phaneuf) “Can native species compete with valuable exotics? Valuing ecological changes in the Lake Michigan recreational fishery” in Journal of Great Lakes Research, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2020.03.012 Abstract: The Chinook salmon population in Lake Michigan is declining precipitously due to ecological changes, and the impact on recreational fishing value is unknown. … Read more
Read Richard Grossman’s comments in Newsweek on Sen. McConnell’s proposal that blue states declare bankruptcy to get out of the corona virus-linked fiscal crisis.
Gary Yohe published “Climate Action and Policy – Parallels with COVID-19”, Earth Day 2020, Springer Nature, https://www.springernature.com/gp/researchers/sdg-programme/earth-day.
Wesleyan’s Andrews Professor of Economics (and President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges) contributed her insights to “FOCUS: Tips for Surviving and Thriving as an Academic Economist,” published by Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession.
Professor Gillian Brunet published a piece on Vox.com entitled “5 lessons from World War II for the coronavirus response” You can read it at: https://www.vox.com/2020/4/10/21214980/coronavirus-economy-jobs-ppe
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 Saki Ohashi Jesse Sage Sandler Samantha Nicole Smith Kaitlyn Elise Thomas-Franz Morgan Lindsey … Read more