News - Economics
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Monday, April 21, 2014
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, participated in the 56th Annual Conference of the Western Social Science Association, serving as president of the Association for Institutional Thought, and co-presenting the coauthored paper “The Em
Monday, April 7, 2014
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, presented a paper, titled “Can Improved Biomass Cookstoves Contribute to REDD+ Contracts in Low-Income Countries? Initial Results from a Randomized Trial in Ethiopia,” at the World Bank’s 2014 Land and Poverty Confer
Monday, February 24, 2014
»Dave Ervin, Economics and Institute for Sustainable Solutions faculty, spoke on "Agriculture: Growing and Managing Food: Perspectives for Today and the Future" at an Oregon League of Women Voters meeting in Portland, Feb. 12.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
»Tom Potiowsky, Jenny Liu, Jeff Renfro, and Scott Stewart, Northwest Economic Research Center (NERC), won the 2013 Award for Excellence in Print Publications from the Association for University Business and Economic Research at its October conference. NERC
Monday, November 18, 2013
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, organized the panel “Methodology, Ontology, and Institutional Evolution” and presented the co-authored paper “Thorstein Veblen and Evolutionary Methodology: Establishing His Three Approaches” at the
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Monday, October 28, 2013
»Dave Ervin, Environmental Management and Economics faculty, presented “Emerging Standards in the Food System” at a Standards Education for the Liberal Arts Workshop held at Michigan State University on Sept. 24. Ervin also participated in a panel presenta
Monday, October 21, 2013
»John Hall, Economics faculty, wrote a review of the book Thorstein Veblen and His European Contemporaries, 1880-1940: A Study in Contemporary Sociologies, by Rick Tilman, for the Forum for Social Economics journal's August-September issue.
»Rossitza Wooster, Economics faculty, presented the paper “Industry Leaders and Followers among U.S. Firms in China” at the Western Economic Association International 88th Annual Conference in Seattle from June 29 to July 3. Colleagues also presented three
Monday, October 14, 2013
»Rossitza B. Wooster, Economics faculty, and alumnus Jacob Billings co-authored “The Impact of Corruption on the Timing and Mode of Entry by U.S. Firms in China,” a chapter appearing in Foreign Direct Investment: Policies, Economic Impacts and Global Persp
»Mary King, Economics faculty, presented “A Gendered Approach to Social Sustainability” in a United Nations Population Fund Expert Group Meeting on The Cost of Inaction in Reproductive Rights: Linking Sustainable Development, Human Rights and Sexual and Re
Monday, October 7, 2013
»Randy Bluffstone, Economics faculty, authored a paper, "Economics of REDD+ and Community Forestry," published in the Journal of Forest and Livelihood.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Monday, June 3, 2013
»Dave Ervin, Economics and Environmental Science and Management faculty, has received the Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award for 2013 by the Rural Sociological Society. The award is for his co-authored article, “Commercial Science, Scienti
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Monday, May 6, 2013
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, was recently elected to serve as president of the Association for Institutional Thought for 2013 and 2014.