Events for April 2018
Wednesday, April 4th
Title of Presentation: Secular Stagnation: Is Economic Growth a Matter of the Past? Speaker: Joel Mokyr, Ph.D., Robert H. Strortz Professor of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University Presentation Overview: In recent years, economists have revived the specter of slow growth and secular stagnation. From the point of view of economic history, what should we make of…
Thursday, April 5th
“Delegating Morality to Others: How We Judge Intuitional Corruption” sponsored by the Institute for Corruption Studies
Elinor Amit, assistant professor (Research) in the Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences at Brown University will make a presentation for the Institute for Corruption Studies.
Wednesday, April 18th
If you are an Economics major or minor and want to be a part of the ESA board- come in Wednesday, April 18th in Stevenson 438 at 2pm and state your case.
Thursday, April 19th
Undergraduate Seminar with Leslie McGranahan, Senior Economist and Research Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Join us to hear Leslie McGranahan, Senior Economist and Research Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, talk about her research on historical and current income tax system, current job, career path, and other experiences.
Friday, April 20th
The Economics Department will host its annual award banquet April 20. Leslie McGranahan from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will provide a presentation.
Thursday, April 26th
The Institute for Regulatory Policy Studies will host its annual Spring Conference in Springfield, Illinois, at the Crowne Plaza hotel, titled "Energy Policy Design: How Energy Policies are Creating New Ideas & Alternative Products."