The Pox of Liberty, Tuesday at 4:30 p.m., Wriston Auditorium

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:49pm
The Pox of Liberty: How the Constitution Left Americans Rich, Free, and Prone to Infection Werner Troesken University of Pittsburgh Wriston Auditorium Tuesday, March 3 4:30 p.m.    

Playing the Market

Sat, 02/14/2015 - 4:10pm
For those of you interested in financial markets, we have an upcoming talk and a fall seminar that may be of interest.   First up, this Monday, Grinnell College professor, Mark Montgomery, will give a lecture about the ins and outs of “The Notorious Efficient Market Hypothesis,” as he calls it. The efficient market hypothesis … Continue reading Playing the Market

Upcoming Talks (Two from Professor Finkler!)

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 1:59pm
Monday, February 16, 4:30 p.m., Steitz 102 Mark Montgomery, Grinnell College, “The Notorious Efficient Market Hypothesis,” Economics Colloquium   Wednesday February 18, 4:30 p.m.,  Steitz 102  Merton Finkler, Lawrence University, “Health Policy – A Comparison of UK and US Approaches,”  London Week Special   Thursday, February 19, 7:30 p.m., Wriston Auditorium Merton Finkler, Lawrence University, … Continue reading Upcoming Talks (Two from Professor Finkler!)

Economics / Gender Studies Talk

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:15pm
Claudena Skran Professor of Government Lawrence University UNHCR’s Gender Policy for Refugees in Sierra Leone: Economic vs. Political Agency​  ABSTRACT: The challenge of integrating refugee women into societies recovering from warfare is a difficult one.  Although numerous programs by the UN and other actors exist to promote women’s economic agency and political participation, few studies have examined … Continue reading Economics / Gender Studies Talk

Econ Colloquium, Wednesday at 4:30

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 8:51am
Have you ever wondered if school boards matter?  What the trade-off is between administrative expertise and the public will?   If so, it’s your lucky day… Knowledge, Vision, and Academic Return on Investment: Do School Boards Matter?   Arnold Shober, Lawrence University Michael Hartney, Lake Forest College   What is the trade-off between representation and … Continue reading Econ Colloquium, Wednesday at 4:30

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