Ulysses Estrada ’17 is Fulbright finalist

Economics alumnus Ulysses Estrada ’17 was chosen as a finalist for the Fulbright Business Binational Internship in Mexico.   He will be paired with a multinational corporation in Mexico City and will assist with their international strategy while he takes business school classes at Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM).   Since graduation, Uly has been working … Read moreUlysses Estrada ’17 is Fulbright finalist

Wesleyan celebrates Gary Yohe

On April 7, 2019, the Wesleyan Economics Department celebrated Gary W. Yohe, Huffington Foundation Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies, who will retire at the end of the current academic year.  The celebration featured a keynote address by Gary’s former student, Mark Jacobsen, a professor at the University of California San Diego, a panel discussion … Read moreWesleyan celebrates Gary Yohe

Mike Lovell Memorial Seminar

 On March 25, the Economics Department held a seminar in memory of Michael C. Lovell, Chester D. Hubbard Professor of Economics, emeritus, who died in December.  Speakers included Wesleyan’s Provost and Andrews Professor of Economics, Joyce Jacobsen, Duffy White (Russian Language and Literature. emeritus), and Gil Skillman, Chris Hogendorn, Wendy Rayack, and Richard Grossman from … Read moreMike Lovell Memorial Seminar

Yohe published op-ed on Green New Deal in Courant

Gary Yohe, Wesleyan’s Huffington Foundation Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies, along with Richard Richels  and Henry D. Jacoby published an op-ed in the Hartford Courant on Sunday, March 3, entitled “Don’t let the ‘Green New Deal’ hijack the climate’s future.”  You can read it here.  He also participated in a panel discussion at the New York City offices of … Read moreYohe published op-ed on Green New Deal in Courant

Jacobsen to become president of Hobart and Willliam Smith

Our own Joyce Jacobsen, Andrews Professor of Economics and Wesleyan’s provost, will be taking up the presidency of Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY.  President Michael Roth shared this new with the community moments ago.       Dear friends,   It is with mixed emotions that I share the exciting news that … Read moreJacobsen to become president of Hobart and Willliam Smith

Wesleyan at the ASSA meetings

In addition to interviewing a number of job candidates for our two job openings, Wesleyan faculty participated in a number of sessions and editorial meetings at this year’s Allied Social Sciences Association meetings in Atlanta. Here is a sampling (with links to the session programs and abstracts): Karl Boulware, along with co-author Ken Kuttner (Williams … Read moreWesleyan at the ASSA meetings

Remembering Mike Lovell

The Economics Department mourns the passing of our colleague Mike Lovell.  Wesleyan’s Provost, Joyce Jacobsen wrote:   Dear friends, I am sorry to inform you that Michael C. Lovell, Chester D. Hubbard Professor of Economics and Social Sciences, Emeritus, passed away December 20, 2018, at the age of 88. Mike received his B.A. from Reed … Read moreRemembering Mike Lovell