Stories about "Economics"
Theodore Walther, a Bates ‘professor and friend’ for parts of six decades, dies at age 88

Thursday, June 7, 2018 2:21 pm

Walther traversed his long tenure with a New Yorker’s bemusement, leavened by a Navy sailor’s equanimity and undergirded by devotion to his students.

Look What We Found: A photograph of Franklin Roosevelt’s ‘Black Cabinet’

Friday, March 23, 2018 10:00 am

A framed photograph hangs in the office of Associate Professor of African American Studies Sue Houchins, a reminder of family and the power of education.

‘Establish the run’ for Super Bowl success? Not so fast, say Bates researchers

Friday, February 2, 2018 11:53 am

Bates economist Paul Shea and his former student Jared Quenzel ’13 tested a football truism, and here's what they found.

Economist Michael Murray wins 2017 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

Friday, April 7, 2017 10:06 am

The real-world power of economist Michael Murray’s teaching is on display everywhere his former students go. Here's an example.

‘Bold and fearless’ economist Roland Fryer to speak on racial disparities in police use of force

Monday, November 2, 2015 1:40 pm

Fryer, winner of the Clark Medal and known for his research into racial inequality, has been called "bold and fearless" for investigating various economic theories that might shed light on racial inequality in America.

Bates welcomes new faculty: Leshui He, economics

Thursday, September 10, 2015 2:51 pm

Leshui He started at Bates College in August 2015 as an assistant professor of economics.

Bates welcomes returning faculty: Nathan Tefft, economics

Thursday, October 2, 2014 3:47 pm

Nathan Tefft, assistant professor of economics at Bates College, goes in for risky behavior — in his research, anyway.

Jack Kent Cooke award to support graduate studies at Columbia for Bo Ra Kim ’14

Friday, June 27, 2014 1:41 pm

The highly competitive Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarships are worth up to $50,000 annually for graduate studies in the U.S. or abroad.

Watson Fellows to explore marine algae industry, donation of body parts

Thursday, April 3, 2014 2:04 pm

Simone Schriger and Brian Kennedy have won highly competitive Watson Fellowships, awarded to seniors of "unusual promise" for a year of international travel and research.

2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

Thursday, April 3, 2014 1:58 pm

Brian Kennedy, an economics major from Port Washington, N.Y., is one of two Bates College seniors to receive 2014 Watson Fellowships.

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