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February 28, 2017
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Economics Department Newsletter
Real World Econ Discussion:
"From Archival Dust to STAT Gold: Adventures in (Russian) Economic History" by Steven Nafziger, Associate Professor
Tuesday, February 28
6:15pm
Paresky 114
Grab dinner and come join faculty and students for an informal discussion of economics in the real world.  Professor Steven Nafziger will be presenting on Russian economic history and how historical documents can be turned into sources of data for econometric analysis.


Economics Department Seminar:
Designing Price Insurance for Commodity Farmers by Ashok Rai, Associate Professor
Wednesday, March 1
4:00pm
Griffin 6
Kershaw Summer Internships in Public Policy
Applications Due Friday, March 3:

The economics department is pleased to remind you of an endowment that has been created to fund Kershaw Summer Internships in Public Policy for Economics majors.  The fund was established in memory of Joe Kershaw, a prominent economist and much-loved professor at Williams, and David Kershaw, Williams ’64, his son, also a well-known economist.  Details and application instructions are here.
Deadline: 12:00pm on Friday, March 3, 2017
Organizers and Interns
Impact
"If you are interested in joining a team of passionate people to make an impact on issues like global warming, clean water, big money’s influence over our democracy and other issues that matter to our future, consider a job with Impact
From stopping the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms to convincing more states and cities to commit to 100 percent renewable energy, jobs with Impact give graduating seniors an opportunity to make a difference on issues that matter.  Impact was created by leading advocacy organizations like Environment America, U.S. PIRG and the PIRG Campus Action project."
 
Applications are being accepted until Friday, March 10 for post-graduation
positions (full-time, two-year commitment) that begin in August 2017.  Internships are also available.
Economics Resource Center (ERC) Schedule:
Offering tutoring for Econ 110 and 120
9:00pm - 11:00pm
Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays:  Schapiro #137 and 141
Wednesdays:  Schapiro #137 and 241
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