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.
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
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!)
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
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