Archives for "Economics"
January 26, 2011 12:03 pm
Writing in The Portland Press Herald, Assistant Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft and his colleague Chad Cotti of the University…
January 11, 2011 3:17 pm
Joseph Newhouse, a professor of health policy and management at Harvard University and founding director of the university’s doctoral program in that field, offers an assessment of the national healthcare reform enacted last year at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). The talk is sponsored by the Bates economics department and is open to the public free of charge. For more information, please call 207-786-6490.
December 7, 2010 8:42 am
Wealth-management startup Dynasty Partners, with Shirl Penney ’99 as partner, president and CEO, has the Wall Street media buzzing that…
December 2, 2010 12:17 pm
The Daily Mirror of Sri Lanka profiles Sulo Dissanayake ’09, a native of Sri Lanka who majored in theater and…
September 23, 2010 2:47 pm
Economist Herbert Gintis offers the lecture The Evolution of Morality, describing morality as a result of a dynamic cultural and genetic interplay, at Bates College at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).
September 22, 2010 2:41 pm
Bates’ own Shalini Sharan ’11 has been selected as one of this year’s “Hire Education” bloggers by The Wall Street Journal. The blogs are posted on the WSJ website by nine seniors at different colleges and universities around the United States as they finish their senior year and “look for work in a tough job market.”
May 11, 2010 1:40 pm
Peter Andreas, a professor of political science and international studies and the director of the International Relations Program at Brown University, gives the talk Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America at 4:15 p.m. Monday, May 17, in Bates College’s Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road, Room G21.
April 13, 2010 3:55 pm
In their co-written article in The Huffington Post, authors Lena Sene ’00 and J. Skyler Fernandes address Africa’s “missing middle,”…
March 23, 2010 12:15 pm
James Hughes, Thomas Sowell Professor of Economics at Bates College, has received the Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. Hughes has taught at Bates since 1992. He teaches microeconomic theory and economics as it intersects with law, labor, health, the environment and gender. His areas of research include labor, health, and law and economics.
January 5, 2010 1:54 pm
In the Sunday Times of Colombo, Sri Lanka, economics and theater major Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 writes about last July’s Grahamstown…