Rick Garcia ´60, President of The National Academy of Bolivian Economic Sciences

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

Khamis and Li publish on climate and migration

Professor Melanie Khamis and alumna Xiyue Li ’16 have just published “Environment Matters: New Evidence From Mexican Migration” in Applied Economics Letters. ABSTRACT: This article examines the effects of climate-related environmental disasters on migration. Results from the gravity model estimations show that these disasters are a significant determinant of internal Mexican migration. The findings remain robust … Read more

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 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

Jennifer Roff ’93 published in Journal of Law and Economics

Jennifer Roff ’93, now an associate professor in the Economics Department at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY, just published  “Cleaning in the Shadow of the Law? Bargaining, Marital Investment, and the Impact of Divorce Law on Husbands’ Intrahousehold Work,” Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 60(1), pages 115-134.