Economics Faculty Elected to Board at Pennsylvania Economic Association Conference

Posted on 6/9/2010 9:12:56 AM

At the Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA) Conference, held June 3–5, 2010, at Grove City College, Dr. Stephanie M. Brewer Jozefowicz was elected secretary and Dr. James J. Jozefowicz was elected president of PEA. Dr. Yaya Sissoko was elected to the PEA Board of Directors. In addition, all three served as session chairs and discussants.

Dr. Sissoko also presented two research papers: “Current Account Sustainability in African Communities: Are there Regional Differences?” coauthored with Niloufer Sohradji, and “Balance of Payments Constrained Growth: An Application to Cameroon,” coauthored with Wilfred Awung.

IUP Economics major Jim Dalecki presented “Excises Taxes and the Demand for Beer: The Case of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania” at the conference. His work was supervised by Dr. Stephanie M. Brewer Jozefowicz.