Americans deal with health risks not just through formal insurance but through working longer and harder, drawing down assets, and other reasons, explains Dan LaFave, assistant professor of economics at Colby College,.
Examining the parallels between our current economy and that of the 1930s, MIT Professor Emeritus of Economics Peter Temin spoke to an attentive audience spanning a wide range of ages during Bowdoin’s biannual Santagata Lecture in Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, on Oct. 17.
Scholars from institutions across the U.S. and abroad came to Bowdoin to discuss 19th-century political economists, and the relevance of their ideas to modern times, in a symposium on Oct. 19-20 titled “American Political Economy from the Age of Jackson to the Civil War,” organized by Stephen Meardon.
Fortune sought out Professor of Economics Rachel Connelly for an Oct. 14 article on which tech company offers the best child care.
Fall 2013 SymposiaBowdoin was a nexus for international scholarship last weekend, hosting a pair of two-day symposia that brought together participants from around the country and the world to discuss topics in pharmaceutical medicine and Chinese women’s art.
Joan Yego ’16 and Faith BIegon ’14 are Bowdoin’s first to come from a unique program in Kenya that prepares bright students for admission to elite U.S. Colleges.
When Faith Biegon ’14 began looking for a summer internship in the finance field, she wasn’t imaging she’d end up in an office where employees talk about turning everyone into changemakers and departments are called Change, Empathy and Venture.
This summer two Bowdoin students are interacting with the subjects they study in some of their economics, government and education classes — those who are living in poverty and facing crises that can come with financial vulnerability.
Even though they are just interns, Emma Chow ’15 and Dan Lipkowitz ’14 have already seen their contributions making an impact on Maine’s environment.
David Bruce ’13 is one of 40 students around the country who has won a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, which gives graduating seniors $25,000 and the dictate to pursue a subject or issue that fascinates them. They must not return to the United States for 12 months.
Assistant Professor of Economics Daniel Stone’s paper “Media and Gridlock,” published in the Journal of Public Economics, is referenced in the Boston Globe‘s “Ideas” section.
A diverse group of Bowdoin faculty spent two days over spring break getting to know an often invisible side of the community.
Eleven professors met with representatives of a number of Brunswick- and Portland-based nonprofit and civic organizations that work on behalf of immigrants, refugees, children, the poor or the homeless.