2015-16 Economics Department Newsletter #15
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Economics Department Newsletter

February 15, 2016
Upcoming Seminars and Presentations:
Tuesday, February 16
4:00pm;  Griffin 6
Political Economy Honors Thesis Presentation by Todd Hall

Fair Housing in the Garden State: Effects of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit

Wednesday, February 17
1:00pm;  Griffin 6
Political Economy Honors Thesis Presentation by Nahiomy Alvarez

Do Credit Card Marketing Restrictions Affect Financial Well-being?

Wednesday, February 17
4:00pm;  Griffin 6
Economics Department Seminar
by Greg Phelan, Assistant Professor
Correlated Default and Financial Intermediation

Thursday, February 18
4:00pm;  CDE classroom
CDE Seminar by
David Cole, Professor emeritus, Harvard;  has been an advisor in South Korea, Indonesia, China, the Phillipines and Viet Nam
“Korean Economy: 100 Years of Drama” will discuss the dramatic changes that have taken place in South Korea since the Korean War in 1950-53.
Internships and Employment Opportunities:

Information Session:  Public Policy Job & Internship Opportunities at American Enterprise Institute
Tuesday, February 16
7:00pm;  Mears Lewis Room, Mears House

Information about internships and full-time entry-level positions at AEI will be provided, in addition to discussion about the world of think tanks.

Economic Research Analyst
The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center LLC

Please refer to the job announcement for more information on this opportunity at The Jerome Levy Forecasting Center LLC, a macroeconomic research and consulting company located in Mt. Kisco, NY.
Academic Programs:

AEI Summer Honors Program
American Enterprise Institute
SHP is a series of one-week, fully funded educational and career development opportunities in Washington, DC for students to study policy issues of their choice.  For a schedule and application details, please refer to their announcement and website.  Deadline:  March 15, 2016
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