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Archive for 2014



Economics Seminar Series

[ November 7, 2014; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Dr. Elaine Frey, California State University, Long Beach, will present a seminar titled “Environmental Regulation and the Changing Composition of the U.S. Electric Generating Industry”.
Please contact Dr. Heather Stephens at heather.stephens@csulb.edu for more information.
Be sure to attend!

Economics Seminar Series

[ October 24, 2014; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Justin Jarvis, University of  California, Irvine, will present a seminar titled “Individual Determinants of Homelessness, a Revealed Preference Approach”.
Please contact Dr. Heather Stephens at heather.stephens@csulb.edu for more information.
Be sure to attend!

Economics Seminar Series

[ October 17, 2014; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Kip Jackson, University of California, Irvine will present a seminar titled “Explaining Variation in Housing Market Boom and Bust: The Role of Land Use Regulation”.
Please contact Dr. Heather Stephens at heather.stephens@csulb.edu for more information.
Be sure to attend!

Professor Juan Cole presents a seminar on “ISIL in Iraq: Fundamentalist Takeover or Urban Ethnic Revolt?”

[ October 16, 2014; 12:15 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Professor Juan Ricardo Cole is a Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Professor Cole is a public intellectual and prominent blogger for Informed Comment (www.juancole.com). He wrote The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East (Simon & Schuster, 2014), which will be available... [Read more]

Film Series Screening of “Wadjda”

[ October 2, 2014; 11:00 am . ] CSULB students, with the LA/Islam Arts Initiative, present a series of Middle Eastern and Middle East-American movies, which showcase insightful filmmakers that show that whether you live in the Middle East or here, people still dream of the future. This series is co-sponsored by the departments of Middle Eastern Studies, History, Religious Studies, and Political Science.
Wadjda (2012) features a spirited girl training to... [Read more]

Economics Seminar Series

[ September 26, 2014; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Dr. Alejandra Edwards, CSU, Long Beach, will present a seminar titled ” The Labor Market Challenges in the Philippines”.  
Please contact Dr. Heather Stephens at heather.stephens@csulb.edu for more information.
Be sure to attend!

Special Seminar in Economics with Dr. Matthew Khan from UCLA

[ September 9, 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Dr. Matthew Kahn, UCLA, along with the Department of Geography and the Environmental Science and Policy Program, will present a special seminar on urban economic sustainability titled “How Will Los Angeles Adapt to Climate Change? An Economist’s Perspective”. Dr. Kahn has also taught at Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Tufts University, and the National University in Singapore. He wrote several... [Read more]

Economics Seminar with Dr. Yamarik on Inequality and Financial Crisis

[ September 5, 2014; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Dr. Steve Yamarik is hosting a seminar with Makram El Shagi and Guy Yamashiro, titled “Does Inequality Lead to Financial Crisis? Evidence from U.S. States”.
For more information, email heather.stephens@csulb.edu.
 

Dr. Barnes receives M. Katherine B. Darmer Outstanding Community Service Award

September 3rd, 2014

 
Professor Barnes, shown on right.
Dr. Nielan Barnes, Sociology department, received the M. Katherine B. Darmer Outstanding Community Service Award by the Orange County Lavender Bar Association.  This award, named in memory of the late Katherine Darmer, a founding member of the OCLBA Board of Directors, recognizes individuals and organizations that make extraordinary contributions to the... [Read more]

Survey of Employers Shows Value (and Earning Power) of Liberal Arts

August 27th, 2014

 The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) published a report January 22, 2014, highlighting the value of a liberal arts degree.  This report focuses on U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey from 2010-2011,  in which Hart Research Associates surveyed 318 employers of at least... [Read more]