Fall 2008

Letter from the Chair
by William R. Johnson
Department Chair William R. Johnson writes about “interesting times.”

International and Development Economics
Four New Faculty Members Bolster Department’s Strengths

Changing the World ... One Deal at a Time
by John Kelly (Arts & Sciences magazine)
Liberal-arts grads invest in world-changing entrepreneurship.

Charles Holt
Interview with Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

On Volunteering
by John Pappas
An Economics Undergraduate Writes to Dean Meredith Woo

Little Loans Make Big Differences
Heart and degree take Katie Nienow to Congo.

Economics Professor Earns NSF Grant for Advertising Research
by Melissa Maki
NSF funding will support research at the intersection of economics and marketing.