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Joshua Stillwagon Receives Grant from Institute for New Economic Thinking

Joshua Stillwagon, assistant professor of economics at Trinity College, has received a grant from the Institute for New Economic Thinking to continue his research on Imperfect Knowledge Economics. The $37,780 award will extend Stillwagon’s junior faculty leave to a full year. ​According to Stillwagon, there is a prominent debate in the field of financial economics […]

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Gary Reger Receives Competitive NEH Fellowship to Write About Economic History of the Greco-Roman World

Gary Reger, Hobart Professor of Classical Languages at Trinity College, has received an award of $50,400 from the National Endowment for the Humanities through its Fellowship program. The NEH Fellowship program is extremely competitive and prestigious; approximately 7 percent of applicants receive funding. Reger’s grant-supported research project will result in a book that will serve […]

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James Wen’s Paper on the Great Leap Famine Receives Commendation

A research paper about the causes of China’s Great Leap Famine, co-authored by Trinity College Professor of Economics and International Studies James G. Wen, has been honored by the China Agricultural Economic Review as a Highly Commended Paper of 2014. The paper, “Communal dining system and the puzzle of the Great Leap Famine: Re-examine the […]

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Stillwagon Presents at Economics Conference in Copenhagen

Assistant Professor of Economics Joshua Stillwagon presented at a conference held at the University of Copenhagen November 27-28, the theme of which was “Cointegration: Theory and Applications.” Stillwagon’s topic was “exchange rate dynamics and forecast errors about persistently changing fundamentals,” aspects of which he has discussed with his Trinity students in recent weeks. “In class […]

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Mark Setterfield delivers Maloney economics lecture

Mark Setterfield, Maloney Family Distinguished Professor of Economics at Trinity, delivered his inaugural lecture, “Growth and Crisis: A Multi-Agent System Approach,” on December 3 at McCook Auditorium. The presentation centered around an ongoing research project on which Setterfield collaborated with Bill Gibson, John Converse Professor of Economics at the University of Vermont. Setterfield began his lecture with an […]

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