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Sissoko Presents and Oversees Undergraduate Student Paper Contest at PEA Annual Meeting

Yaya Sissoko presented three research papers at the Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA) annual conference at Penn State–Berks, Reading, Pa., May 28–30, 2015.

Posted on 8/24/2015 11:23:27 PM

Economist Vick and Anthropologist Poole Team Up to Win Appalachian Teaching Project Grant

Brandon Vick and Amanda Poole, both members of the IUP Center for Northern Appalachian Studies, teamed up to propose an ATP project and were awarded a $4,500 grant in July for a project that includes opportunities for student researchers.

Posted on 8/24/2015 8:08:58 AM

Walker's Scholarly Insight Leads Edition of Economics Book

Donald Walker (with Jan van Daal), emeritus professor, former chairperson of the Department of Economics, and distinguished University Professor, recently published a definitive English edition of Elements of Theoretical Economics: Or, The Theory of Social Wealth, by Léon Walras.

Posted on 8/4/2015 9:24:14 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

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