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March 20, 2014 4:15 pm

Comedy, Economics and Climate Change

On March 20 at 4:15 in Pettengill G65, Keck Classroom, Yoram Bauman,“the world’s first and only stand-up economist”, presented his…


November 11, 2013 4:15 pm

Trading Dams: The Penobscot River Restoration Project and the Future of Hydropower Policy and Law

On November 11 at 4:15 in Hedge Hall 106, Professor Dave Owen and Conservationist Colin Apsewill present “Trading Dams: The…


November 7, 2013 4:10 pm

Germ Warfare: Explaining Changes in Households’ Food-Handling Behaviors

On November 7th, Mario Teisl, Professor and Director of the School of Economics University of Maine, presented his research. His…


October 14, 2013 4:10 pm

The Mexican Drug War and Migration

Sarah Pearlman, from Vassar College, presented “The Mexican Drug War and Migration” on October 14, 2013. Professor Pearlman is an…


March 28, 2013 2:31 pm

Prospects and Pitfalls of Conducting Economics Experiments in a Liberal Arts Setting

In this talk, Prof. Jordan Suter, an Environmental Economist at Oberlin College and the manager of the Oberlin Mobile Experimental…


October 15, 2012 2:58 pm

Unemployment and the Rising Number of Non-Workers in Urban China

Professor Ding Sai from the Minzu University of Beijing will present this research with his talk on “Unemployment and the…


March 22, 2012 2:17 pm

World Financial Crisis from a Canadian Perspective

Louis Vachon ’83, President and Chief Executive Office from National Bank of Canada will share his perspective on the United…


March 13, 2012 2:13 pm

Does Minority Rule Cause Ethnic Wars?

Prof. Thorsten Janus from the University of Wyoming will present his talk on “Does Minority Rule Cause Ethnic Wars?” Professor…


January 9, 2012 12:38 pm

In the News: Economics major David Longdon ’14

In the News: Economics major David Longdon ’14

Using sustainable urban agriculture to create access to fresh food David Longdon ’14, a Bates economics major from Accra, Ghana,…


May 31, 2011 7:42 pm

In The Huffington Post, Sene ’00 addresses Africa’s economic ‘missing middle’

In their co-written article in The Huffington Post, authors Lena Sene ’00 and J. Skyler Fernandes address Africa’s “missing middle,” a…