Archives for "Economics"

Monday

July 30, 2012 12:45 pm

Fund will honor late Bates economist Aschauer

Fund will honor late Bates economist Aschauer

The “113 Fund” will support summer internships in the Bates economics department.

Monday

May 7, 2012 2:03 pm

Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

“Desperate Alewives,” a Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary featuring Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis among others, has been nominated for a New England Emmy.

Friday

April 6, 2012 4:44 pm

Istratii ’12 is Africa-bound, thanks to Watson Fellowship

Istratii ’12 is Africa-bound, thanks to Watson Fellowship

Romina Istratii ’12 will use the Watson Fellowship to research the dynamics of food security and gender bias in Africa.

Thursday

February 9, 2012 8:37 am

For Unity Conference, Amandla! presents expert on racial wealth gap

For Unity Conference, Amandla! presents expert on racial wealth gap

An expert on public policy and racial inequality, Thomas Shapiro speaks on the racial wealth gap on Feb. 11.

Wednesday

December 7, 2011 4:56 pm

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

David Longdon ’14 reflects on his summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-oriented, sustainable urban agriculture program in Lewiston.

Thursday

September 29, 2011 12:19 pm

Video: Maine river restoration documentary features environmental economist Lynne Lewis

Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis’ collaborative work on Maine river rehabilitation is featured in the Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary…

Friday

September 2, 2011 6:31 pm

Boston Globe explores the life of David Aschauer; services set for Saturday

In a touching and insightful story, The Boston Globe explores the unexpected death of Bates economics professor David Aschauer, who…

Thursday

September 1, 2011 9:30 am

Rachel Stern '07, Fulbright grant recipient

An economics major at Bates, Stern received a Fulbright to study for a master’s of business administration at IE, a business school in Madrid. Aspiring to do business development that is socially and environmentally sustainable, particularly with women entrepreneurs in the Third World, Stern has selected IE because of its international leadership in this field.

Thursday

August 25, 2011 3:12 pm

Services for David Aschauer, revered researcher and colleague, on Sept. 17

David Aschauer, a Bates economics professor known nationally for research illustrating the economic stimulus provided by government spending on public infrastructure, died Monday, Aug. 22.

Sunday

May 29, 2011 8:38 am

The Class of 2011: Who they are, where they're from, what they studied

Of the 437 students that Bates College graduated on Sunday, May 29, 240 are women and 197 are men. According to figures released on May 27, 44 students are from Maine and 29 from foreign countries. Thirty-seven of the United States are represented in the class of 2011.