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Here's what's happening in the Econ Department
from Around the O, July 31, 2014
Two UO faculty members recently testified before a state task force looking at ways to address a potentially serious savings shortfall among residents nearing retirement age.
Finance professor John Chalmers and economics professor Bill Harbaugh appeared before the Joint Interim Task Force on Oregon Retirement Savings at the state capitol July 15. They shared their research with a presentation “Promoting Retirement Savings: What Works and Why.”
Nearly half of all working Oregonians have no access to an employer-sponsored retirement savings plan. And 26...
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Advances in the Theory and Empirics of Institutions, Trade and Economic Development
Hosted and Sponsored by the Department of Economics, University of Oregon
Workshop Location: Inn at the 5th, Eugene
Avinash Dixit (Princeton University) Kamal Saggi (Vanderbilt University)
Chris Ellis (University of Oregon) Ben Zissimos (University of Exeter) Isleide Zissimos (Vanderbilt University)
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Over the next 20 years, there will be an unprecedented change in the global distribution of growth and trade patterns: as much as two-thirds of global...