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ECONOMICS

Economics is a discipline that encompasses a breath of policy-related topics, from energy and the environment to poverty and welfare. The department’s forward-thinking approach encourages its students to evaluate current policy by actively questioning mainstream thinking.


ECONOMICS NEWS

Welles ’84, P’11, P’15 Featured on ABC Boston

Welles_Chris_ABC_1Trustee Christopher S. Welles ’84, P’11, P’15 and his philanthropic clothing line American Rhino were recently featured on ABC’s Boston affiliate WCVB-TV. The segment, which discusses the trend of online…
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HWS Opens 2nd Solar Farm Site

Drennen at Solar Farm-0263Hobart and William Smith are continuing efforts to enhance sustainability and achieve climate neutrality with the opening of the second of two local solar farms that together are generating up…
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Model African Union

Members of the HWS Model African Union gather with Associate Professor of Anthropology Christopher Annear (center) after participating in the 2018 International Model African Union Conference at Howard University.Representing delegates from the nations of Chad and Gabon at the 2018 National Model African Union Conference at Howard University, HWS students engaged in a weekend of dialogue and debate…
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HWS Alums Making History in Olympic Gold Win

Shirtz_PierreWhen the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team won the Olympic gold for the first time in 20 years, Team Physician Dr. Allyson Shirtz Howe ’94, NBC Sports Analyst Pierre McGuire ’83…
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HWS Blockchain Alliance Promotes Tech Innovation

NASDAQ 2Blockchains — lists of digital records (blocks) that are connected and protected using cryptography — are commonly associated with crypto-currencies like BitCoin. But as HWS Blockchain Alliance president and founder…
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