Stories about "Nathan Tefft"
A price subsidy for organic fruits: Good economics, or not?

Friday, August 16, 2019 10:24 am

Bates economist Nathan Tefft and his colleagues wondered: Would a price subsidy on organic fruits benefit wealthy households at the expense of poorer ones?

Bates in the News: Dec. 14, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018 3:10 pm

An alumna discovers her great-grandfather's art, an economics professor recreates Maine election results, and Ed Muskie's people recall his 1968 campaign.

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.

The unique proposition of Bates’ new Digital and Computational Studies Program

Friday, February 26, 2016 10:00 am

The new DCS Program's goal is squarely in the liberal arts wheelhouse: To give Bates graduates "the capacity to claim the world," in the words of one professor.

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.

Economist Tefft's research links 'soda tax' to small decrease in adult obesity rates

Friday, October 16, 2009 2:44 pm

Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.