Fall 2011 Speakers: Christian A Johnson Economics Enrichment Fund
Note: time and dates can be found here
Thursday Sept 15th, 7:30 PM. Axinn 219.
“Are Markets Rational and What Difference Does It Make?” Justin Fox, Editor, Harvard Business Review (author of The Myth of the Rational Market)
Monday, September 26th 4:30 PM. Axinn 219.
“Can Game Theory Provide a Mathematical Foundation for the Social Sciences? William Ferguson, Grinnell College
Friday, Sept 30th 4:30 PM.
“How the Humanities can Inform Social Scientists” Deirdre McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago
Saturday, Oct. 1st 4:30 PM. “Panel Discussion on the Chicago Economics Tradition”
Deidre McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago, Glen Weyl, University of Chicago, Craig Friedman, Middlebury College, David Levy, George Mason University, David Colander, Middlebury College
Tuesday, October 4th 4:30 (Hillcrest 103) “What Environmentalists Should Know about Economics.” (Here is the link)
Jason Scorse, Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Tuesday, October 11th 1:30 pm
“Migration to Latin America after WWII” Marin Maccari, U of Tennessee
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, 4:30 PM, Axinn 229
“Financial Regulation and the regulatory Dialectic”
Edward Kane, Professor of Economics, Boston College
Thursday, Oct 20, 2011, 12:15 PM (lunch talk), RAJ CON
“More than a Decade of Foreign-Owned Banking in Transition Economies”
John Bonin, Wesleyan University (organized by Will Pyle)
Friday, Oct 28, 2011, 4:30 PM, RAJ CON
“Can Philosophy Integrate the Social Sciences?”
Mark Risjord, Emory University, (organized by Kareem Khalifa)
Friday, Nov.4, 2011, 4:30 PM, Axinn 219
“Federal Reserve Policy since the Financial Crisis”
Dan Sichel, Wellesley College and the Federal Reserve Bank
Friday, Nov 18, 2011, 4:30 PM, Axinn 219
“How the Fed Forecasts the Economy”
Neil Ericsson, Federal Reserve Bank
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011, 4:30 PM, Axinn 229
“Uncertainty, Modeling Monocultures and the Financial Crisis”
Richard Bonk, LSE (author of The Romantic Economist)