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Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series Brings Fords Back to Campus

The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series (YAALS) connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. Now in its eleventh year,  the lecture series, which invites Fords in academia to return to campus to … Continue reading

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From Haverford to Bangladesh: A Message of Peace

Shannon Mudd, visiting assistant professor of economics and coordinator of the Microfinance and Impact Investing Initiative (MI3), noticed a peace pole similar to the one outside of Chase Hall here on campus during his travels in Bangladesh. Continue reading

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What Will the Future Hold?

David Wessel ’75 and Barry Zubrow ’75 discussed our financial future at the fifth annual Economics Alumni Forum. Continue reading

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Microfinance in Context: A View from the Field and Beyond

Tuesday night was the first in a series of lectures that are part of the Department of Economics’ newly created microfinance program. Sashi Selvandran of Mennonite Economic Development Associates, discussed her work helping to create small business solutions to global poverty. Continue reading

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Paul Krugman on “The Mess We’re In”

The audience for economist Paul Krugman’s talk in Founder’s Hall on Monday evening went far beyond standing room only. People crouched in the aisles, perched on window sills and lined the stairwell outside the room, eager to hear the Princeton … Continue reading

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