Tag Archives: Economics

W&L Announces Winners of 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants

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Washington and Lee University has announced the first round of students selected to receive 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants, and the second round of selections is underway.

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W&L’s Blunch and International Team Launch Anti-Discrimination Program in India

Niels-Hugo Blunch, Washington and Lee University

A high-profile workshop in India in December officially launched a program whereby an international team including Niels-Hugo Blunch, associate professor of economics at Washington and Lee University, will examine the economic and behavioral impacts of anti-discrimination policies in India's caste system.

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W&L Professors Win Grant to Study European National Identity

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Jonathan Eastwood and Peter Grajzl have received a grant from the American Sociological Association's Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline to support the pilot project, "Tracing the Global Spread of National Identity."

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W&L Study Quantifies Psychological Damage of Stalking

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Victims of talking two to three times more likely to suffer from psychological distress.

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W&L Economist Comments on Potential Impact of Government Shutdown (Audio)

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Linda Hooks, professor of economics, discusses the possible ramifications of a shutdown of the federal government.

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W&L's Silwal Receives Nepalese Education Medal

Shikha Silwal, assistant professor of economics, Washington and Lee

The Vidya Bhushan medals are conferred annual to highlight the importance of education in Nepal.

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W&L's Kahn Assesses Decision to Drill in Amazon Rainforest (Audio)

James Kahn, Hendon Professor of Economics, Washington and Lee University

Environmental Studies Department head fears major impact on indigenous populations.

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Love and Economics

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Washington and Lee Students Wins Third Place in Economics Music Video.

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Amanda Bower Named to New Holbrook Professorship

Amanda Bower, Holbrook Professor of Business Administration, Washington and Lee

Chair honors the memory of a 1972 Washington and Lee alumnus and is designed to support "an exceptional undergraduate teacher and a distinguished scholar."

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W&L Economist Joins International Team Studying Anti-Discrimination Policies in India

Niels-Hugo Blunch, Washington and Lee University

Niels-Hugo Blunch will participate in a major grant from the Danish Council of Independent Research.

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