2015-16 Economics Department Newsletter #9
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Economics Department Newsletter

November 18, 2015

CDE Seminar
Thursday, November 19
CDE Classroom
Rethinking Productive Development by Ernesto Stein of Inter-American Development Bank

CDE Development Dialogue
Friday, November 20
CDE Building

"Entertainment Education – Why the spread of TV to nearly 2 billion households may not be a bad thing”
by Margaret Miller, Senior Economist in the Finance and Markets Global Practice at The World Bank

[Note: for Development Dialogues only, reservations are required due to limited seating. If you are interested in attending, please email Karima Barrow and she will let you know if there is room.]

Sign Up to Earn Money in Economics Experiments:
Want to earn money helping conduct economics research? Then SIGN UP to be in the Williams Experimental Economics Laboratory subject pool! 

Go to . Click “Experiments” on the left, and then click “Sign up” to complete your profile. You will then get an email that will let you confirm your registration.

Once you’re signed up, you’ll receive email invitations to experimental sessions as they occur. If you choose to participate in a session, you’ll be paid in cash. How much you can earn will depend on the experiment. Your decisions in the experiment will be data for economic research conducted by faculty and students. 

No special skills are needed!  All majors are welcome.  (If you are already in the system, you do not need to re-register.)


15th Annual Carroll Round Economics Research Conference at Georgetown University
Thursday, April 21, 2016-Sunday, April 24, 2016

For more information on the upcoming undergraduate conference, please refer to their announcement.

White House Council of Economic Advisers
Research Assistants, Staff Economists

For more information on upcoming opportunities with an organization that provides economic advice to the President, please refer to their recruitment letter.

Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
Research Coordinator (June 2016–June of 2017)

For more information on this position, please refer to their announcement and job posting.

Energy Policy Institute at The University of Chicago
Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program

More information about EPIC's full-time fellowships for academic year 2016-17 can be found in their announcement.

Analyst Institute
Paid Internships

Analyst Institute is currently recruiting for spring and summer interns for their Analytics, Political, Research & Development and Civic Engagement teams.  More information can be found here.


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