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Economics Club Joins Other Student Groups to Raise Funds for Relay for Life

The Economics Club, Student Finance Association, Stephenson Hall Relay for Life Team, and Phi Gamma Nu combined forces to raise close to $1,500 for the American Cancer Society’s 2015 Relay for Life.

Posted on 4/27/2015 8:02:05 AM

Twenty Economics Students Present Original Research and Represent the Department at the 2015 Undergraduate Scholars Forum

Covering topics ranging from political economy and economic well-being to development and finance to applied microeconomics, the students presented original research in five different sessions under the guidance of six faculty members.

Posted on 4/27/2015 8:00:02 AM

Economics Faculty Member Jeffords Hosted as Scholar-in-Residence in Global Environmental Constitutionalism

Christopher Jeffords was one of six scholars invited to discuss Global Environmental Constitutionalism with faculty from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware.

Posted on 4/2/2015 10:07:11 AM

Sissoko and Hatooka Attend Asian Studies Undergraduate Research Conference

Yaya Sissoko and Daniel Hatooka, an IUP student and a former student from Sissoko’s ECON 339 Development Economics class, attended the third annual Asian Studies Undergraduate Research Conference at the University of Pittsburgh on Saturday, February 21, 2015.

Posted on 3/18/2015 10:01:07 AM

J. Jozefowicz Presents on Pennsylvania County Crime Rates

James Jozefowicz presented “‘Keystone Kops’ and Crime Theories: A Panel Data Analysis of Pennsylvania County Crime Rates” at the Eastern Economic Association’s 41st annual conference held February 25–March 1, 2015, in New York City.

Posted on 3/18/2015 9:58:41 AM

Jeffords Explores the Role of Constitutional Protections of Environment Rights in Pennsylvania

Christopher Jeffords’ forthcoming publication in the Pennsylvania Economic Review considers the economic and legal ramifications of the constitutional human right to water.

Posted on 2/18/2015 10:12:41 AM

Three Economics Faculty Attend and Present at 2015 Teaching Economics Conference

Brandon Vick, Alexi Thompson, and Christopher Jeffords attended and presented at the 26th annual Teaching Economics Conference at Robert Morris University. This year’s theme covered instruction and classroom-based research.

Posted on 2/18/2015 10:10:56 AM

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