Five Big Truths About Trade

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 1:02pm
In a recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, Princeton economist and former vice-chair of the Federal Reserve, Alan Blinder attempts to add constructive insight to the political discussion regarding international trade.  Below you will find the Five Big Truth he cited.  I encourage you to read the details. Most job losses are not … Continue reading Five Big Truths About Trade

LSB Event, April 27

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 11:06am

Update on ECON 421 Schedule, Fall 2016

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:59pm
This fall, Professor Finkler will be offering 421 Investments on Tuesdays 9:50-10:50 and Thursdays from 9:00 to 10:50.   For those of you considering taking the course with a Tuesday conflict, this may open an opportunity for you. Here is the schedule, of course.  

LU Econ Team

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 10:05am
There are rumors of a fledgling Lawrence Economics Team.   I am probably the wrong person to ask.  Coach?  

Look for Econ Tea, Monday at 4:30

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 9:12pm
  Image from the Bloomberg article, “Economics is Really Hard, Even for Harvard Ph.D.s.“

Colloquium on Cuba, Wednesday at 4:30pm

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 7:37pm
The title of the talk is Economics Red in Tooth and Claw, and it’s about Cuba.

Springing Forward

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 9:01am
It is that time of year where the days get longer, aided by a single leap and bound.  This Saturday into Sunday, much of the US will push its clocks forward by one hour.  Despite the “Daylight Savings” moniker, there is no actual daylight saved — it just shifts an hour from the morning to … Continue reading Springing Forward

Economics Colloquium, Wednesday at 4:30

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 2:00pm

2016-17 Draft Schedule

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 7:24pm
Click here for the Draft 2016-17 schedule.   There will be some changes to this, but that is effectively what we are looking at for next year.   Fall Term 2016 ** DRAFT ** Fall Term 2016 ● ECON 100 (5483) ● INTRODUCTORY MICROECONOMICS (Q) ● (L:40 R:0 W:0) ● 09:50-11:00 MWF ● Jonathan Lhost Fall Term 2016 … Continue reading 2016-17 Draft Schedule

Economics Colloquium, Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 3:44pm
  More on the LU homepage here.

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