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Tuesday

November 3, 2009
8:15 am

Maine Public Radio discusses Bates economist Nate Tefft's soda-tax research

Maine Public Radio interviews Bates economist Nate Tefft, whose research finds that while soda taxes raise revenue, their impact on…

Monday

October 26, 2009
1:28 pm

Five Bates College alumni receive Fulbright Scholarships

Five Bates College graduates are teaching and conducting research abroad this year thanks to scholarships from the Fulbright Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State.

Friday

October 16, 2009
2:44 pm

Economist Tefft's research links 'soda tax' to small decrease in adult obesity rates

Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
3:13 pm

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…

Wednesday

July 1, 2009
8:39 am

Ask Me Another: Investing in Infrastructure

Infrastructure expert David Aschauer responds to ‘stimulus’

Sunday

June 28, 2009
10:56 am

Edwards Dam breaching

The Kennebec Journal cites important research by Associate Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis and Jesse Lance Robbins ’06 that illuminates…

Friday

May 22, 2009
2:50 pm

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates’ Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.

Friday

April 10, 2009
12:16 pm

Seniors' development plan for Tanzanian town named Project for Peace

Two Bates seniors have received a 2009 Davis Projects for Peace award for their plan to create an economic stimulus project in an African village.

Tuesday

March 24, 2009
9:50 am

World Food Prize recipient to discuss global poverty, food crisis

“The Global Food Crisis and World Poverty,” a talk by Cornell University professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen, takes place at Bates College on March 24, in an event sponsored by the economics department.

Friday

February 27, 2009
3:09 pm

Bates students to take part in D.C. energy demonstration

Fifty Bates College students are among an estimated 10,000 young people from around the United States who will gather in the nation’s capital on Feb. 27 for a four-day summit supporting immediate action on climate, energy and economic issues.