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 more
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 more
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 more
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 more
John Bonin was a discussant at two sessions at the Allied Social Sciences meetings: One paper is entitled “ Economics of International Investment Agreements” in a session on Arbitration and the Protection of Foreign Investors through Investment Treaties. The other paper is entitled “Disentangling External Flows (External Shocks) and Policy and Regulation Effects on Credit … Read more
Karl Boulware will present his paper, co-authored Ken Kuttner (Williams), on “Wealth Stratification and Portfolio Choice” at the Allied Social Sciences Convention tomorrow (Sunday, January 5) at a session entitled “Relationships among Health, Education and Inequality” in the Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 11 at 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM (PST).
Gary Yohe, along with Richard Richels, and Henry Jacoby published “There is no Plan B on climate change” in The Hill on December 20.
Richard Grossman was interviewed by Todd Feinburg on WTIC, Hartford about the Democratic presidential candidate’s health care plans, the Civil War, and more (aired November 14, 2019).
Economics majors Yujie Cai ’20 and Avi Lipton ’20 were elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Congratulations!