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Fall 2006 Seminar Series

Oct 19th:

William Nordhaus, Sterling Professor of Economics and Professor School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University

Topic: “Carbon Taxes to Slow Global Warming”

Location: Konover Auditorium

Time: 4:00pm

Oct 23rd:

August Schumacher, Jr., Former Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, USDA

Topic: “New Farm Policy: Ensuring the Long-term Competitiveness of the U.S. Agricultural Sector”

Location: Dodd Center

Time: 3:30pm

Nov 3rd:

Bruce Larson, Associate Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Connecticut

Topic: “The Impact of Antiretroviral Therapy on Labor Productivity: Preliminary Results for a Cohort of Kenyan Agricultural Workers”

Location: W. B. Young 209

Time: 11:00am

*Nov 17th:

Junfu Zhang, Assistant Professor of Economics, Clark University

Topic: “The Effects of Wal-Mart on Local Labor Markets”

Location: Monteith 339

Time: 3:30pm

Dec 1st:

John Kwoka, Finnegan Professor of Economics, Northeastern University

Topic: “Mergers in Electricity”

Location: W. B. Young 207-8

Time: 1:00pm

Dec 8th:

Xenia Matschke, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Connecticut

Location: W. B. Young 209

Topic: “Costly Revenue-Raising and the Case for Favoring Import-Competing Industries”

Time: 10:30am


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