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 co-authored a book on monetary economies that will be published in May.
Ten undergraduate students received scholarships Tuesday at a department reception. The recipients and their awards are as follows:
After graduating in May, senior Helen Bass will spend a year studying contract law abroad at Reading University in England.
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.
The MU chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon, an international economics honors organization, hosted an academic lecture Thursday.
Associate professor Emek Basker edited a handbook on the economics of retailing and distribution that will be published in March.
Professor Jeffrey Milyo spoke Tuesday in the nation’s capital about the impact of the Buckley v. Valeo decision on campaigns and elections.
The event was presented by the Cato Institute and the Center for Competitive Politics.