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.


HWS Students Tackle National Debt in “Up to Us” Competition

Ryan Skinner ‘X, Brian Schaumloffel ‘X, X, Johm Camara ‘X and Jesse Maltese ‘X pose for a group photo in the Fisher Center as part of X.As part of the 2017-18 Up to Us competition, which works to inspire millennials to take collective action on fiscal and economic issues, Hobart and William Smith will host the…
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Panasonic Names Werner ’91 VP

Panasonic Names Jeffrey D. Werner as Vice President, Corporate and Government Affairs. (PRNewsfoto/Panasonic Corporation of NA)Panasonic Corporation of North America, a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers, has named Jeffrey D. Werner ’91 vice president of corporate and government affairs. In this role,…
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HWS Alums at the Olympics

Olympics_14Among the foreign dignitaries and athletes striving for gold, Dr. Allyson Shirtz Howe ’94, Pierre McGuire ’83 and Dave Schwartz ’01 arrived in South Korea this week, ready to leave their…
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Marrapese ’78 Leads Barclay Damon’s Expanding Practice

Marrapese ArthurArthur A. Marrapese ’78 has joined Barclay Damon LLP as a partner in the law firm’s rapidly expanding Employee Benefits Practice. Marrapese leads the group and assists clients with the…
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Waller Named Editor of Journal of Economic Issues

WallerWilliam R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Economics William T. Waller P’99, P’04, P’09, P’13 has been named editor of the Journal of Economic Issues (JEI), a scholarly publication focused on…
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