"Economists do it with Models"
Latest Updates from the Econ Society
3-27-07Money Management Workshop; 2pm, Location: ST312
Dr. Joanne Li, Chairperson for the Department of Finance, discussed budgeting, saving, credit card use, and college loan programs.
3-13-07:Lecture by Dr. Howard Baetjer; 7pm, Location: ST111
Dr. Baetjer gave a lecture on global warming and the Iraqi war, prompting this discussion on the forum. Excellent Lecture. Great turn out too! Thanks College of Libertarians! Dr. Baetjer received his B.A. in Psychology from Princeton University, and then later received his Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University.
3-27-07:General Meeting; 7pm, Location ST111
2-27-07:Immigration in North America - Legal and Illegal (Dr Tamara Woroby)
Immigration, whether legal or illegal, is a topic that has been on the mind of the public and the media, and most definitely on the political radar screen. Professor Tamara Woroby showed us how an economic focus on immigration can bring clarity to this controversial issue and provide clear-cut policy solutions.
2-13-07:Tuesday, First General Meeting; 7pm, Location: ST111
Discussed the election process for the 2007-2008 school year. Discussed what to expect from the Econ Society this semester.
12-14-06:Thursday, End-Of-The-Semester Social; 7-9pm, Location: Jerry's Subs and Pizza
This was the end-of-the-semester social. Barely anyone showed up, that included the faculty. Next time there's a social event, we need more people!
12-6-06:Wednesday, Last General Meeting of the Semester; 5pm, Location: ST111
Last meeting of the semester;
Voting on some things, talking about new officers positions, etc.
Please make sure that you attend this event
If you're thinking that you want to be an officer next year, please be prepared to submit a written statement about yourself. It must be at least 1 paragraph, and can be no more than 1 page long.
11-08-06:Wednesday, Second General Meeting; Cancelled
09-13-06:Wednesday, General Meeting and Pizza Meet & Greet; 5 pm in Stephens Hall, room 109.
In this meeting, we will tell you what the Economics Society does and is trying to do throughout the semester. We will also get you acquainted with our 2006-2007 officers. Take advantage of our pizza meet and greet party to meet and socialize with the econ professors!
09-06-06:Student Involvement Fair!
Spring 2006:Busy Semester. Webmaster didn't update the website much.
The Interested in Joining form has brought in many new members! Welcome New Members!!
12-08-05:Thursday, Meeting; 2 pm in Stephens Hall, room 111.
11-21-05:Friday, Meeting; 5 pm in Stephens Hall, room 111.
11-10-05:Monday, Meeting; 2 pm in Stephens Hall, room 111.
10-24-05:Monday, Meeting; 5 pm in Stephens Hall, room 111. At this meeting, Prof. Finn Christensen and Dr. Matthew Chambers will be our guest speakers.
10-13-05:Thursday, Society Meeting; 2 pm in Stephens Hall, room 111.
09-30-05:Lecture on "Applied Economics and the Art of Forecasting" by Patrick J. Casey
09-26-05:Society Meeting: Lecture from the President of the Baltimore Economic Society and Assoc. Director of RESI.
09-18-05:Webpage editing basically complete!
09-13-05:Started webpage creation
09-12-05:First meeting of the semester with new members
New Interest in the Society!
08-29-05:Fall 2005 Semester Started!
Spring 2005:Visited the Federal Reserve at 2am!
Fall 2004:SGA Affiliated!
We are actually budgeted now!