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Social Costs: Who Pays for the Stuff You Just Bought?
Monday, November 7, 2011 - 2:00pm to Monday, November 7, 2011 - 3:30pm

WHAT: "Social Costs: Who Pays for the Stuff You Just Bought?"

WHEN: Monday, November 7th from 2:00-3:30pm

WHERE: Women's Resource Center at PSU: 1802 SW 10th and Montgomery, in the basement of Montgomery Hall (behind the Simon Benson House, across from the Subway).

What you buy often has a cost to society that is greater than its price tag. Environmental, social, and economic externalities have huge implications for social justice and efficiency alike. Learn a thing or two that may surprise you about seemingly innocuous market transactions from students and faculty and come to share your knowledge!

Sponsored by the PSU Sustainability Leadership Center's Economic Sustainability Taskforce

For more information on this event, please contact Amanda Phillips at 503-725-8228 or aphill2@pdx.edu.