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).
Chris Hogendorn presented “Unequal Growth in Local Wages: Rail versus Internet Infrastructure” (co-author David Schwartz ’17) in a seminar at the City College of New York on October 3. He also presented his paper “The Long Tail of Online News Visits” (co-authored with Lisa George and Hengyi Zhu ’15) at the Media Economics Workshop, Braga, … Read more
Ryuichiro Izumi attended the Vienna Macro Café Conference on October 10-12 organized by the Vienna Institute for Advanced Studies, the Vienna Graduate School of Economics, and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He presented his paper Opacity: Insurance and Fragility, and was chosen for the “Rookie of the year” award! Here is a photo … Read more
Melanie Khamis gave a talk entitled “Migration and the Labor Market: New Evidence from Mexico,” at the Macmillan Center for Latin American and Iberian Studies at Yale University on September 27. She also gave a talk entitled “Personality, Gender, and the Labor Market” (joint work with David Condon, Giovanni Hutchinson ‘19, Joyce Jacobsen, Laurence Levin, and … Read more
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 more
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