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Paper by Jeffords Explores the Temporal Effects of Constitutional Environmental Rights on Access to Water/Sanitation

This paper was originally prepared by Christopher Jeffords for the Scholar-in-Residence in Global Environmental Constitutionalism program at Delaware Law School (Widener University), in which Jeffords participated during spring 2015.

Posted on 9/23/2015 8:20:19 AM

New Paper on Environmental Networks and Justice by Jeffords and Gellers Listed in Top Ten Recent Papers

A new working paper by Christopher Jeffords (Department of Economics) and Joshua Gellers (University of North Florida) is listed in the Social Science Research Network’s Top Ten Recent Papers in Environmental Networks and Justice.

Posted on 9/9/2015 8:27:14 AM

Economist Vick Publishes on Rural/Urban Differences in Physician Satisfaction and Career Plans

Economics professor Brandon Vick published a study titled “Analyzing Rural Versus Urban Differences in Career Dissatisfaction and Plans to Leave Among Pennsylvanian Physicians” in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Rural Health.

Posted on 9/8/2015 8:27:13 AM

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

Jeffords, Thompson, and Yerger Publish Paper about Resource Extraction and Related Employment

A recent publication by professors Christopher Jeffords, Alexi Thompson, and David Yerger explores the relationship between nonrenewable resource exraction and changes in industry-specific employment.

Posted on 7/30/2015 9:35:09 AM

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