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Professor Lewis Davis on Academic Minute.

Professor Lewis Davis on Academic Minute.

Professor Lewis Davis was recently featured on Academic Minute, a program of WAMC Northeast Public Radio. Professor Lewis discusses his research, co-authored with Hamilton College’s Steven Wu, on racial solidarity. You can listen to the program here.

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Look What Some of Our Graduates Will Be Doing

Look What Some of Our Graduates Will Be Doing

Upcoming Graduates 2015 and 2014: Trang Nguyen is a Research Analyst at the Global Macroeconomics Team, Development Prospects Group. Ran Wang is a first-year master student of operations research at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences of Columbia University in the City of New York. Dylan Martini will be doing Cancer Research next year during his gap year before applying to Medical School in the spring. Gregory Mooney will be working Full time in a rotational analyst program starting this summer at JP Morgan. Kristopher Woodcock will be working in the Private Client...

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What’s on Union’s Economics Alumni’ Nightstand?

What’s on Union’s Economics Alumni’ Nightstand?

The Financial Crises and the Free Market Cure by John A. Allison. Mr. Allison writes from firsthand experience as the former CEO of BB&T, a successful financial enterprise in the Southeastern United States. As I recall, he was CEO for at least 20 years. He is now the CEO of the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank in Washington DC which I have supported for several years. His writing is understandable and factual. He illustrates why the free market approach to solving financial problems is far superior to the government solving these problems which in most cases it created in the...

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Economics Support Center

Economics Support Center

Tutoring for Eco-101 students The Economics Support Center provides tutoring for ECO 101 students. Individual students or groups of students in ECO 101, ECO 241, ECO 242 and ECO 243 who request help in these courses should ask their instructors for information about how to contact individual tutors. Reminder: Don’t forget to bring your textbook Individual tutoring is available—please see your instructor for more information. WINTER 2016 Schedule: Wednesdays 7:00 – 9:00 pm Lippman...

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Message from the Chair Chair’s Corner, Fall 2015

Dear Economics and Managerial Economics Majors: I hope that you are all having a great term. I would like to welcome the class of 2019 to the Economics Department. In this newsletter you will read about upcoming courses, receive some guidance for pre-registration, and learn about what is going on in the department. Let’s start with freshmen. If you have not yet taken Eco 101, you should plan to do so soon. We offer two sections in the winter and one more in the spring. If you already took Eco 101 you should consider taking one of our four 200-level electives that are offered in the winter...

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