2014-15 Economics Department Newsletter, Vol. 25
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Economics Department Newsletter

April 30, 2015
Seminars and Events:

Friday, May 1;  4:30pm, Griffin 6
CDE Seminar:  “Immigration, Endogenous Technology Choice and Welfare Analysis” by Gonca Senel, Assistant Professor of Economics at Bowdoin College


Tuesday, May 5;  4:00pm, Griffin 6
Economics Class of 1960 Scholars Seminar:  "Financial Innovation, Collateral and Investment" by Ana Fostel, Associate Professor at George Washington University


Wednesday, May 6;  4:00pm, Griffin 6
Economics Department SeminarWhen Do Punishment Institutions Work? by Sarah Jacobson, Assistant Professor at Williams College


Wednesday, May 6;  7:00pm, Paresky Auditorium
The Uncomfortable Learning Speaker Series
: "Side Effects: The Economic Consequences of the Health Reform" by Casey Mulligan, Professor in Economics at University of Chicago

Economist Casey Mulligan will be coming to campus to present a lecture on his book,  
Side Effects: The Economic Consequences of the Health Reform.  All are welcome.
Employment Opportunities:

Paid Internships - The Economic Policy Research Institute, Williamstown and Cape Town offices
More information can be found


Research Assistant - Tulane University's Freeman School of Business (Marketing)
More information on a full-time research assistant position can be found
A massive earthquake struck central Nepal on Saturday morning and has devastated the capital, Kathmandu, and the surrounding areas. As of Tuesday morning, the official death toll has passed 5,000, over 10,000 are reported injured, and hundreds of thousands have been displaced. A massive humanitarian effort is necessary, and every small donation counts. Donations are requested, and a comprehensive resource to help you choose a charity for your contributions is here:
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