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Jozefowicz Shares Economics Lessons with Elementary School Students

Stephanie M. Jozefowicz delivered an economics lesson to all of the second grade students at both Ben Franklin and East Pike elementary schools in the Indiana Area School District in December 2015. 

Posted on 5/2/2016 6:09:40 AM

Sissoko Hosts Filmmaker and Professor Cherif Keita

Cherif Keita, a filmmaker and professor at Carlton College, Northfield, Minn. was a guest speaker in Yaya Sissoko’ s Poverty in Africa class on April 11, 2016.

Posted on 4/29/2016 9:11:58 AM

Sissoko Presents on Business and Investment Opportunities in Africa at Annual African Night Event

The Pan African Student Association (PASA) hosted the annual African Night on Friday, April 8, 2016, in Pratt Auditorium. PASA aims to share African culture, tradition, and food and to create awareness about Africa in general.

Posted on 4/29/2016 9:11:09 AM

Sissoko Provides Guest Lecture on “Post-Colonialism and its Socio-Economic Impacts on African Countries”

Yaya Sissoko was a guest speaker in PNAF 131, Introduction to Pan-African Studies, on March 21, 2016.

Posted on 4/29/2016 9:10:01 AM

Economics Students Present Research at Undergraduate Scholars Forum

Twelve economics students gave oral presentations at the Undergraduate Scholars Forum on April 5, 2016. Economics majors Patrick Edwards and Hannah Mercer received the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean's Award for their presentation, "An Analysis of Gender Inequality in Professional Tennis."

Posted on 4/15/2016 8:25:22 AM

Vick Presents on Veteran Poverty in the U.S.

Brandon Vick, assistant professor of Economics and MARTI research associate, presented his research “Exploring a Multidimensional Index for Veteran Reintegration,” at the Midwest Economics Association annual conference, in Evanston, Ill., on April 1, 2016.

Posted on 4/6/2016 2:49:24 PM

Sissoko and Thompson Discuss Cocaine Price and the Colombian Peso at Midwest Economics Association Annual Conference

Yaya Sissoko and Alexi Thompson presented "Determinants of the Colombian Peso: Is the Price of Cocaine a Factor?" at the Midwest Economics Association's 80th annual conference held April 1-3, 2016, in Evanston, Illinois.

Posted on 4/6/2016 11:05:52 AM

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