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Events 2013

September 24, 2013

David K. Smith Lecture
Harriet Duleep, Research professor, College of William and Mary

Title: "The New Immigrants-Blessing or Bane?"

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Twilight Auditorium
4:30 PM

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September 30, 2013

Christian A. Johnson lecture

Ariel Rubinstein, NYU and Tel Aviv University

Title: "Economic Fables"

Environmental Center at Hilcrest, HLD 103 (Orchard room)
12:15 PM

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October 1, 2013

Christian A. Johnson lecture

John Siegfried, Vanderbilt University

Title: "Better Living through Economics"

Axinn 229
4:30 PM

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October 8, 2013

Christian A. Johnson lecture

Jon Robinson, UC Santa Cruz.

Title:  "Investigating barriers to agricultural technology diffusion in Western Kenya: Evidence from randomized controlled trials"

Axinn 229
4:30 PM

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October 11, 2013

Christian A. Johnson Symposium

Panelists: Richard Hornik, Stony Brook University

Tom Hout, Richard Margolis, Senior China Adviser, Holdingham Group

and David Colander, Middlebury College

Title: "Is China Going to Take over the World Economy?"

Robert A. Jones Hall, 2nd floor
4:30 PM

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October 15, 2013

Christian A. Johnson lecture

Jerry Green, Harvard University

Title: "Graduate Education in Economics and the History of Economic Thought"

Axinn 229
4:30 PM

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October 17, 2013

Christian A. Johnson lecture

Alain Bertaud, Stern Business School, NYU

Title: "Changing land use patterns in Chinese Cities"

Robert A. Jones Hall, 2nd floor
4:30 PM

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November 8, 2013

Christian A. Johnson film screening and discussion,

Jim Bruce, Producer and director of documentary "Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve"

Peter Fisher, Tuck School of Business (former head of Black Rock Inc.)

Axinn 232
7:30 PM

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January 21, 2014

Christian A. Johnson seminar

Greg Kisunko, World Bank, Washington D.C.

Seminar on Post Communist Economic transition in Russia in Will Pyle's ECON 430A

LIB 230
1:30-2:45 PM

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Title:  "Where is the Engine of Growth:  Europe, America or Asia?"

Jan Svejnar,

Robert A. Jones Conference Room, 2nd floor
4:30 PM

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Christian A. Johnson lecture

Title:  Drugs and Sex: " Antiretroviral drug Access and Unprotected Sex"

Willa Friedman, Center for Global Development

Axinn Center 219
4:30 PM

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Events 2012

October 4, 2012

David K. Smith Lecture
David G. Blanchflower, Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College
“The Effect of Recent Global Recession on Youth Unemployment”

Twilight Auditorium
4:30 PM

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October 24, 2012

Christian A. Johnson Lecture

"Economic Religion versus Environmental Religion"

Robert Nelson, University of Maryland, School of Public Policy

Author, Economic Religion versus Environmental Religion

 Axinn Center 219
4:30 PM

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October 25, 2012

Christian A. Johnson Symposium

Robert Aliber, University of Chicago (Emeritus)

Peter Montiel, Williams college

Paul Wonnacott, Middlebury College (Emeritus)

Title: "Why are there Waves of Financial Crises?"

Robert A. Jones Conference Room
4:30 PM

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November 14, 2012

Christian A. Johnson Lecture

Katharina Pistor, Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, Director, Center on Global Legal Transformation

Title:  "The Legal Construction of Financial Markets"

Robert A. Jones Conference Room
4:30 PM

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November 15, 2012

Christian A. Johnson Lecture

David Warsh (Author, Economic Principals)

Title:  "The one Book your Principles professor doesn't want you to know about"

Warner Hemicycle
4:30 PM

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January 21, 2013

Co-sponsored CAJ event

Craig Freedman, Senior visiting scholar at University of New South Wales, editor of the Journal of East Asian Economies, and author of many books on both Japanese economics as well as Economic theory.

Title:  Embracing Success: Japan Learns to Forget the War and Look to the Future

Monday, 1/21/2013
Axinn 103
4:30 PM

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April 8, 2013

Co-sponsored CAJ event

Milford Bateman, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Croatia

Title:  Seduced and Betrayed:  The Rise and Fall of Microfinance as Development Policy

Tuesday, 4/16/2013
Axinn Center 229
4:30 PM

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Events 2011

September 26, 2011
Christian A. Johnson Economics Lecture
"Can Game Theory Provide a Mathematical foundation for the Social Sciences?"
William Ferguson, Grinnell College
Axinn Center 219
4:30 PM

September 30, 2011
Christian A. Johnson Lecture

"How the Humanities can Inform the Social Sciences"
Deirdre N. McCloskey, University of Illinois, at Chicago
Robert A. Jones Conference Room
4:30 PM

October 1, 2011
Christian A. Johnson Economics Symposium
A panel discussion on the Chicago Economics Tradition with students and faculty.
Deirdre N. McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago
Craig Freedman, Middlebury College
David Levy, George Mason University and
David Colander, Middlebury College
Robert A. Jones conference Room
2-4 PM

October 4, 2011
Christian A. Johnson Economics Lecture
“What Environmentalists Should Know about Economics.”
Jason Scorse, associate professor and chair of the International Environmental Policy Program at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
HLD 103
4:30 PM

October 11, 2011
Christian A. Johnson Economics Lecture
"Migration to Latin America after WW ll"
Marina Maccari, University of Tennessee
Munroe 314
1:30 PM

October 12, 2011
Christian A. Johnson Economics Lecture
"Financial Regulation and the Regulatory Dialectic"
Edward Kane, Boston College
Axinn Center 229
4:30 PM

October 20, 2011
Christian A. Johnson Economics Lecture
"More than a decade of Foreign owned Banking in Transition Economies"
John Bonin, professor, Wesleyan university
Robert A. Jones Conference Room
12:15-1:15 PM

October 28, 2011
Christian A. Johnson Economics Lecture
"Can Philosophy Integrate the Social Sciences?"
Mark Risjord, Professor, Emory University
Robert A. Jones Conference Room
4:30 PM

11/4/11
Christian A. Johnson Economics Lecture
“Federal Reserve Policy Since the Financial Crisis”

Dan Sichel, Senior Associate Director
Division of Research and Statistics, Wellesley College and the Federal Reserve Bank
Axinn Center 219
4:30 PM

11/18/11
Christian A. Johnson Economics Lecture
“How the Fed Forecasts the Economy”

Neil Ericcson, Senior Economist Trade and Financial Studies Section Division of International Finance, Federal Reserve Bank
Axinn Center 219
4:30 PM

11/29/11
Christian A. Johnson Economics Lecture
“Uncertainty, Modeling Monocultures and the Financial Crisis”

Richard Bronk, London School of Economics (Author of The Romantic Economist)
Axinn Center 229
4:30 PM

March 6, 2012
Christian A. Johnson lecture
"Education Policy and Development in Kenya"
Adrienne Lucas, University of Delaware
Axinn Center 229
4:30 PM

March 7, 2012
Christian A. Johnson lecture
"Gridlocked Japan:  What lessons Can We learn?"

Richard Katz, Editor-in-Chief of the Oriental Economist
Axinn Center 219
4:30 PM

April 5, 2012
D.K.Smith lecture
"What?  You Don't Take College Sports Seriously?"
Charles T. Clotfelter, Duke University
Twilight Auditorium
4:30 PM

April 9, 2012
Christian A. Johnson lecture
"The Possibility of a Financial Crisis in China"

Satya Gabriel, Mt. Holyoke College
Axinn Center 229
4:30 PM

April 24, 2012
Christian A. Johnson lecture
"First Years Matter:  the surprisingly lasting Effects of Health in Early Childhood...Results from Development economics"

Owen Ozier, World Bank Research Development Group
Axinn Center 229
4:30 PM

April 25, 2012
Christian A. Johnson lecture
"Putin's Protection Racket"

Clifford Gaddy, Brookings Institution, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Robert A. Jones Conference Room

4:30 PM



 


 

 



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