Skillman published in Review of Political Economy

Gil Skillman’s article “Marx, Sraffa, and Surplus: Observations Prompted by Garegnani (2018),” was recently published in the Review of Political Economy.   ABSTRACT In a posthumously published article, Pierangelo Garegnani (2018. ‘On the Labour Theory of Value in Marx and in the Marxist Tradition.’) depicts Marx’s project in Capital as that of ‘developing systematically the theory of Ricardo … Read more

Economics Department prizes, 2020

The Economics Department is proud to announce academic honors and distinctions awarded to our majors during the 2019-2020 academic year. Wilde Prize In honor of Mr. Frazar B. Wilde, Chairman Emeritus of the Connecticut General Life Insurance Company (died 1985), who throughout his professional career was keenly interested in not only the highest standards of … Read more

ECON has virtual poster session for senior thesis writers

The Economics Department held a virtual poster session for our senior honors thesis writers on May 7.  The session was attended by faculty, students, and family members.  Each thesis writer presented his results several times as the attendees moves in and out of zoom breakout rooms.  All three theses were awarded high honors, and each … Read more

Kuenzel published in European Economic Review

Professor David Kuenzel is the author of a new paper published in the January issue of the European Economic Review titled WTO Tariff Commitments and Temporary Protection: Complements or Substitutes? In the paper, Kuenzel investigates the link between traditional tariff instruments and temporary protection measures (antidumping, safeguard and countervailing duties). There is a long-held notion … Read more