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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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Awesome chart.

Awesome chart.

Here is one way to visualize economics major. Twelve courses. Six required in blue. Six electives that come in two flavors: yellow for freshmen and sophomores; red for juniors and seniors.

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Look What Some of Our Graduates Will Be Doing

Look What Some of Our Graduates Will Be Doing

Upcoming Graduates 2016: Mary Cordier will be working at GE Corporate on the International Tax Team as a Tax Analyst. Courtney Bazarian will be working for Bottomline Technologies in their New Hire Program focusin in Sales Operations. Megan Reynolds will be moving to NYC and working at Goldman Sachs as an Operations Analyst doing trade processing for Bonds and Mortgage trading. Kyle Johnson will be working at Deutsche Bank in NYC as a Commercial Real Estate Analyst. Megan Kerbs will be working at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Risk Assurance Associate in Seaport, Boston. Arsal Habib will be...

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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. SPRING 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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