Economics Archives


June 9, 2022 4:15 pm

Last-class Takeover in Professor Michael Murray’s Econometrics Class

After serving 35 years at Bates College as the Charles Franklin Phillips Professor of Economics, Professor Michael Murray will retire…


June 9, 2022 4:12 pm

2022 Economics Student Awards and Announcements

The annual Department Awards as decided by the Economics faculty. Congratulations to the following students:  Chances Prize, awarded to a…


June 9, 2022 4:11 pm

An Evening with Dr. Cecilia Rouse

Cecilia Rouse, who serves as chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers and is a professor of economics…


June 9, 2022 4:09 pm

Economics faulty of 2021-2022

Professor He:   “I am studying how trade and immigration affect COVID-related xenophobia; whether Amazon raises its prices after its…


June 9, 2022 4:08 pm


June 9, 2022 4:07 pm

Econ News – May 2021

WE@Bates Leadership Award Congratulations to Georgina Scoville and Maddie Sirois, winners of the inaugural (2021) Women in Economics @ Bates…


June 9, 2022 4:05 pm

Econ News – Apr. 2019

The 2019 Maine Economics Conference was held at Bates College Charlie Kolstad ’69, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Economic…


June 9, 2022 3:44 pm

Econ News – Mar. 2019

March 2019 We are excited to host Amanda Bayer (Swarthmore) discuss Diversity in the Economics Profession: A New Attack on…


June 9, 2022 3:40 pm

Econ News – Dec. 2018

December 2018 Ngan Dinh ’02 with majors in economics and Asian studies,  who graduated magna cum laude,  was inducted into…


June 9, 2022 3:38 pm

Econ News – Nov. 2018

Econ News – Nov. 2018 Lynne Lewis, Elmer W. Campbell Professor of Economics, has been elected to the Board of…