W&L/VMI Seminar Series Upcoming Seminars

The W&L/VMI Economics Seminar Series meets weekly for scholars to present original research from all fields of economics. Speakers include W&L faculty from economics and other disciplines as well as researchers from other universities. All interested students, faculty, and community members are welcome to attend.

The current schedule is below. Seminars are at 4pm in Huntley 235 unless otherwise noted.

January 19: Steve Smith, Fractal Industries, “Climate change and the re/insurance industry”

January 26: Tamara Gurevich and Peter Herman, U.S. International Trade Commission

February 16: Art Goldsmith, W&L, “Women’s Empowerment in Pakistan”

February 27, 5 p.m., Stackhouse Theater: H. Parker Willis Lecture with Jeff Lacker, former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

February 28, 5 p.m., Center For Global Learning Atrium: Stefan Voigt, University of Hamburg, “Risk-taking, Trust, and Traumatization among Syrian Refugees in Jordan: A Lab-in-the-Field Experiment”

March 9: Ravi Radhakrishnan, Centre College

March 23: Maia Linask, University of Richmond

March 30: Anne Polivka, Bureau of Labor Statistics

April 6: Chuck Anderton, College of the Holy Cross


Convenor: Chris Handy (handyc@wlu.edu)

Previous seminars are listed here.