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
Gary Yohe, along with Henry Jacoby, Richard Richels, and Ben Santer, published “Can a pandemic aid the fight against global warming?” in The Hill, May 16, 2020.
Richard Grossman was quoted in Newsweek on the Administration’s plans for tax cuts to help the economy’s recovery from Covid-19.
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
The student-run Wesleyan Investment Group (WIG) finished first in a six-month-long collegiate investment contest that concluded April 9. The club is advised by Professor Abigail Hornstein, captained by Alessandro Lorenzoni ’20 and Julian Ross ’21, and includes team members Henry Carter ’22, Matt Chase ’21, Liam Downey ’22, Nicholas Keating ’22, Wei Li ’21, Andrew … Read more
Jennifer Raynor just published (with D.J. Phaneuf) “Can native species compete with valuable exotics? Valuing ecological changes in the Lake Michigan recreational fishery” in Journal of Great Lakes Research, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2020.03.012 Abstract: The Chinook salmon population in Lake Michigan is declining precipitously due to ecological changes, and the impact on recreational fishing value is unknown. … Read more
Read Richard Grossman’s comments in Newsweek on Sen. McConnell’s proposal that blue states declare bankruptcy to get out of the corona virus-linked fiscal crisis.
Gary Yohe published “Climate Action and Policy – Parallels with COVID-19”, Earth Day 2020, Springer Nature, https://www.springernature.com/gp/researchers/sdg-programme/earth-day.
Wesleyan’s Andrews Professor of Economics (and President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges) contributed her insights to “FOCUS: Tips for Surviving and Thriving as an Academic Economist,” published by Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession.
Professor Gillian Brunet published a piece on Vox.com entitled “5 lessons from World War II for the coronavirus response” You can read it at: https://www.vox.com/2020/4/10/21214980/coronavirus-economy-jobs-ppe