Department Chair:
Barbara Craig

Administrative Assistant:
Terri Pleska

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8483
Fax: (440) 775-6978

Rice Hall 233
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Danforth-Lewis Speakers, 2006-07

Danforth-Lewis Speakers, 2006-07

Lists of Speakers: 2013-14 | 2012-13 | 2011-12 | 2010-11 | 2009-10 | 2008-09 | 2007-08 | 2006-07 | 2005-06 | 2004-05 | 2003-04 | 2002-032001-2002


Gautam Bose (Univ South Wales) "Search & Intermediation: Toward a Model of the Merchant Trader".


Ellis Tallman (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta) "Liquidity Creation without a Lender of Last Resort: Clearinghouse Loan Certificates in the Banking Panic of 1907".


Maria Colacelli de Blackburn (Barnard) "Secondary Currency: An Empirical Analysis".


Luis Fernandez (Oberlin College) "Truth or Consequences in Economic Experiments".


Sylvestre Gaudin (Oberlin) Wealth, Socio-Economic Status, and the Neglect of Girls in India: Evidence from Immunization”.


Karl Kaltenthaler (Akron) "Politics or Technocracy? Understanding Policy-making in the European Central Bank".


David Love (Williams) "Should the Old Play it Safe? Portfolio Choice w/Uncertain Medical Expenses".


Kenneth Kuttner (Oberlin) "Do Markets Care Who Chairs the Central Bank?".


Janice Madden (Wharton, Univ Penn)Why Racial and Poverty Segregation Are Connected: A Fixed Effect Anaylsis of Large Metropolitan Areas in 1970, 1980, 1990, and 2000”.


Sean Flynn (Vassar) "Does Labor Contract Completeness Drive Unionization? Experimental Evidence".


John F. Zipp (Akron)Is the Academy a Liberal Hegemony? The Political Orientations and Educational Values of Professors”.

Honors students:

Matthew Adler, “The Effect of Preferential Trade on Multilateral Trade Liberalization”.


Edo Bedzra, “Malaria and Economic Growth-Not Your Everyday Economic Theory”.


Jonathan R. Bruno, “Party as Principal, Legislator as Agent: First-term Senators and the Committee Assignment Process”.


Noah Cecil, “Income Inequality and the Probability of Violent Revolt”.


Matthew Coffina, “Premium Risk and Healthcare Policy”.

Imran Lalani, “On the Relation Between Pay and Performance: Presidents of Liberal Arts Colleges”.


Erin F. Madden, “A Closer Look at the Inverted U: A Policy-Oriented Approach to Understanding the Environmental Kuznets Curve Hypothesis”.


Arthur Zeyda, “Learning and Experience in an Experimental Market”.


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