Stories about "Economics"
From folks on the front lines, Short Term students learn about sea level rise

Thursday, May 30, 2019 1:30 pm

For a Short Term course new in 2019, professors Lynne Lewis and Francis Eanes brought students to the front lines of the battle against rising seas.

Look What We Found: Lynne Lewis’ quirky dog

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 5:58 pm

Lewis' office is full of memories of the dogs in her life. One — a metal mongrel with attitude — is particularly meaningful.

Q&A: Dale Chapman on neoclassical jazz in a neoliberal economy

Friday, February 15, 2019 9:24 am

The Jazz Bubble by music professor Chapman draws surprising parallels between conservative schools of jazz and political economy.

How to keep teens from taking dangerous diet pills? Tax ’em

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:44 pm

A diet pill tax could reduce purchases among households with teens by 17.5 percent, according to a study by Bates economics professor Nathan Tefft.

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.

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