Welcome To The Department of Economics
It's better to be roughly right than precisely wrong.
– John Maynard Keynes
New Faculty Member in DPTV Broadcast "Investing in Nature"
Dr. Amanda Weinstein appeared in a Detroit Public Television broadcast, "Great Lakes Now Connect: Investing in Nature," at 10:00 am on August 13th 2013. You can watch the show online at the Great Lakes Now website. Dr. Weinstein and four other panelists will discussed: Ecosystem services: Nature’s benefits to people, economies and quality of life.
Two New Faculty Members
The department is pleased to announce the hiring of two new faculty members beginning fall 2013: Amanda Weinstein and Dr. Haimanti Banerjee.
Amanda Weinstein obtained her Ph.D. this summer from the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics at Ohio State University. Her research focuses on urban and regional economics exploring a wide range of topics from energy policy, to income inequality, to women entrepreneurs in regional economic development. She will be teaching our Seminar on Regional Economic Analysis & Development class this fall.
Dr. Banerjee obtained her Ph.D. at the University of Iowa concentrating on the fields of housing markets and macroeconomics. Her teaching experience ranges from basic principles classes to intermediate and advanced macro theory courses as well as Money and Banking and the Economics of Development and Growth.
Please join us in welcoming these two new faculty members to our department.
William D. Manson, JD, PhD, Deputy General Counsel of the Lubrizol Corporation, presented, "Balancing the Impact of Regulation: The Case of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act," on Thursday, April 25th at the Student Union, Room 312. Manson is the leader of the Regulatory Practice Section at Lubrizol, providing legal advice in a wide range of matters from contracts and product distribution to the resolution of complex commercial and patent disputes to guidance on export law. Prior to joining Lubrizol, Manson spent 10 years with the law firm of Jones Day Reavis & Prgue in Cleveland. He received his PhD in economics from Virginia Teach in 1980 and received his law degree, JD, with distinction, from Emory in 1985.
The talk was free and open to the public. A reception was held beforehand at 4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. in Room 312.
The Dilley Family Endowed Scholarship
The Department of Economics is grateful for David and Lessia Dilley’s gift to establish The Dilley Family Endowed Scholarship in Economics. In 1973, David received his Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Political Science. He serves on both the Economics Department Advisory Board and The University of Akron National Alumni Board of Directors.
Economics Faculty Quick Reference
Dr. Haimanti Banerjee
Dr. Elizabeth Erickson
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Adjunct Teaching Faculty
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Adjunct Research Faculty
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