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2016

Year in Review: Economics Department Newsletter

Get caught up with what's happening in the Economics Department with our latest newsletter: September 2016 Newsletter.

Cory Koedel

Cory Koedel was featured in an evening news story on Sept. 14 for an article he co-authored on the deficit facing teacher pension plans.

Producers, Consumers, and Partial Equilibrium, a forthcoming book by Professor David Mandy, provides a systematic and accessible presentation of the full formal details in the core theories of producer and consumer choice under conditions

Mark Ehlert

Research associate professor Mark Ehlert’s won the AEFP-Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Prize for Best Academic Paper on the Intersection of Education and Labor Market Outcomes.

Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential running mate, Tim Kaine, has served as a missionary, civil rights lawyer, teacher and elected official.

Sam Cook passed away on July 15, 2016. Cook was a great friend of the Economics Department and of MU. He endowed the Sam B. Cook Chair of Economics in 2007.

Professor Joseph Haslag

Professor Joseph Haslag co-authored a book on monetary economies that will be published in May.

Department awards 10 undergraduate scholarships for 2015-16

Ten undergraduate students received scholarships Tuesday at a department reception. The recipients and their awards are as follows:

Senior awarded Mark Twain Fellowship for graduate study in England (Credit: MU Fellowships Office)

After graduating in May, senior Helen Bass will spend a year studying contract law abroad at Reading University in England.

Diyi Li

Diyi Li, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Economics, has been named to the American Enterprise Institute’s Education Policy Academy class of 2016.

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