Ngan Dinh ’02 with majors in economics and Asian studies, who graduated magna cum laude, was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and won the Ralph J. Chances Prize as the outstanding economics major while here at Bates is now a key figure in the creation of Fulbright University Vietnam, the first university to bring the liberal arts experience to Vietnamese students.
For more information: ‘JUST LIKE BATES’: NGAN DINH ’02 HELPS BUILD VIETNAM’S FIRST LIBERAL ARTS UNIVERSITY .
Lynne Lewis, Elmer W. Campbell Professor of Economics, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE). AERE currently has more than 1,000 members from over thirty countries – academic insitutions, the public sector and private industry. AERE also host the top two journals in the field. More information can be found at HERE.
April 27, 2019
7th Maine Economics Conference
The 2019 Maine Economics Conference was held at Bates. Charlie Kolstad ’69, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Economic Policy Research & Precourt Institute for Energy, and Professor of Economics at Stanford University, was the keynote speaker for this event. He talked on: “Estimating the Economic Impacts of Climate Change Using Weather Observations.” More information to follow.
The Organizing Committee:
Matthew Botsch, Bowdoin College
Luke Chicoine, Bates College
Leshui He, Bates College
Robert Lester, Colby College
Jim McConnon, University of Maine
Stephen Morris, Bowdoin College
Paul Shea, Bates College
Mario Teisl, University of Maine