Tag Archive for economics

Rodriguez Writes Lead Article in Economics Journal

Francisco Rodriguez, assistant professor of economics, is the co-author of the article “Freed from Illiteracy? A Closer Look at Venezuela’s Misión Robinson Literacy Campaign,” which was published as the lead article in Economic Development and Cultural Change 57(1):1-30, October 2008.

Imai Presents Papers to FDIC, Security Prices Forum

Masami Imai, assistant professor of economics, assistant professor of East Asian studies.

Masami Imai, assistant professor of economics, assistant professor of East Asian studies.

Masami Imai, assistant professor of economics, assistant professor of East Asian studies, presented his paper “Crowding-Out Effects of a Government-Owned Depository Institution” at Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, DC on Oct. 24 and at the Center for Research in Security Prices Forum in Chicago, Ill. on Nov. 3.

Inaugural Leadership Conference Brings Together Alumni, Students

Arion Blas '11 and Kaishi Lee '09 listen to a talk at J.P. Morgan Chase in New York City on Oct. 27 during Wesleyan's Management and Leadership Conference.

Arion Blas '11 and Kaishi Lee '09 listen to a talk at J.P. Morgan Chase in New York City on Oct. 27 during Wesleyan's Management and Leadership Conference.

Arion Blas ’11 learned about debt, derivatives, equity, money policy, banking and business management during Wesleyan’s first-ever
Management and Leadership Conference
Oct. 24-28.

Blas and 29 other Wesleyan students learned about management from experts and executives from top companies, organizations and institutions, while participating in skill-building through lectures, hands-on workshops, case studies, and one-on-one mentoring with top Wesleyan alumni and parents from a variety of career fields.

Grossman Speaks On Health Care Practice Evolution

Richard Grossman, professor and chair of economics, chaired a session at the Economic History Association annual meetings in New Haven, Conn. on “The Evolution of Health Care Practices and Institutions.” The session was held in honor of Stan Lebergott, the Chester D. Hubbard Professor of Economics and Social Sciences, emeritus.

Grossman Chairs Health Care Meeting

Richard Grossman, professor and chair of economics, chaired a session at the Economic History Association annual meetings in New Haven, Conn. on “The Evolution of Health Care Practices and Institutions.” The session was held in honor of Stan Lebergott, the Chester Hubbard Professor of Economics, emeritus, a former president of the association. Grossman opened the session with a tribute to Lebergott. Wesleyan co-sponsored the meetings with Yale and the University of California, Davis.