Economics Archives


October 7, 2014 4:10 pm

IKEA: Product, Pricing, and Pass-Through

On October 7, 2014, Anthony Landry from the Department of Finance, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania presented…


October 2, 2014 1:17 pm

Bates welcomes returning faculty: Nathan Tefft, economics

Assistant Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft who returned to Bates this fall after a couple of years away, is a…


March 20, 2014 4:15 pm

Comedy, Economics and Climate Change

On March 20 at 4:15 in Pettengill G65, Keck Classroom, Yoram Bauman,“the world’s first and only stand-up economist”, presented his…


February 1, 2014 1:45 pm

The 10th Edition of “Environmental & Natural Resource Economics”

The 10th edition of Environmental & Natural Resource Economics written by Tom Tietenberg and Elmer W. Campbell of Economics Lynne…


November 11, 2013 4:15 pm

Trading Dams: The Penobscot River Restoration Project and the Future of Hydropower Policy and Law

On November 11 at 4:15 in Hedge Hall 106, Professor Dave Owen and Conservationist Colin Apsewill present “Trading Dams: The…


November 7, 2013 4:10 pm

Germ Warfare: Explaining Changes in Households’ Food-Handling Behaviors

On November 7th, Mario Teisl, Professor and Director of the School of Economics University of Maine, presented his research. His…


October 14, 2013 4:10 pm

The Mexican Drug War and Migration

Sarah Pearlman, from Vassar College, presented “The Mexican Drug War and Migration” on October 14, 2013. Professor Pearlman is an…


September 7, 2013 1:23 pm

Paul Shea, assistant professor of economics

Assistant Professor of Economics Paul Shea, is a macroeconomist and econometrician who develops mathematical models to make accurate prediction of…


March 28, 2013 2:31 pm

Prospects and Pitfalls of Conducting Economics Experiments in a Liberal Arts Setting

In this talk, Prof. Jordan Suter, an Environmental Economist at Oberlin College and the manager of the Oberlin Mobile Experimental…


October 15, 2012 2:58 pm

Unemployment and the Rising Number of Non-Workers in Urban China

Professor Ding Sai from the Minzu University of Beijing will present this research with his talk on “Unemployment and the…