Gary Yohe widely cited on climate assessment

Gary Yohe, Huffington Foundation Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies, was extensively sited in a November 23 Washington Post article on the Fourth National Climate Assessment.  The Washington Post quotation was just the beginning of a busy holiday weekend for Prof. Yohe.  Starting on Black Friday, he was interviewed live on Al Jazeerah and BBC TV and BBC Radio.  He … Read more

20 students inducted into ODE

Twenty students and Wesleyan’s newest assistant professor, Gillian Brunet, were inducted in to the Wesleyan chapter of the Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) Economics honor society on November 28 in PAC 001.  The student inductees are: Nicole Rachel Brodkowitz, Aaron Cheung, Rusheng Duan, Allegra T. Fils-Aime, Madelyn Rose   Fried, Michael James Gallo, Eric Anthony Gooden, Eunes Miah Harun, Qingyang (Heropeia) Hu, Min Jang, Rachel C Kantor, Avi Lipton, Gillian … Read more

Grossman publishes Brexit op-ed in The Hill

Richard Grossman has published an op-ed in The Hill entitled, “If Brits don’t want a redo on Brexit, they should.”  He argues that there are few legal obstacles to reversing Brexit.  The referendum was non-binding, vaguely worded, subject to a major disinformation campaign, and passed with too small a majority to justify constitutional change.  Rather, he … Read more

New publication by Masami Imai and Tuan Anh Nguyen-Viet ’16

Masami Imai and Tuan Anh Nguyen-Viet ’16 have published “The Effects of Ethnic Chinese Minority on Vietnam’s Regional Economic Development in the Post- Vietnam War Period,” in the Journal of Development Studies.     Abstract: This paper examines the impact of the Hoa, an ethnically Chinese, economically dominant minority, on regional economic development in Vietnam. To address the endogeneity … Read more