“It’s the Economy, $tupid…” series

The Fall 2009 Fairhaven Lecture Series will look at various aspects of the global, U.S., and local economies through the eyes of economists, historians and political scientists. All of these free and informative lectures are on Mondays at 3:00 p.m. in the Fairhaven Community’s Fellowship Hall (435 W. Starin Road, Whitewater).

  • Sept. 14: Prospects for Economic Revitalization in Urban and Underserved Communities (Richard McGregory, Academic Support Services)
  • Sept. 21: What Happened to the Greatest Companies on Earth? (Nikki Mandell, History Dept.)
  • Sept. 28: Why Prices are Good, Trade is the Same as Technology, and Other Fun Things in Economics (David Welsch, Economics Dept.)
  • Oct. 5: The Spillover Benefit of Student Housing on Property Values and Tax Revenues in Whitewater (Russ Kashian, Economics Dept.)
  • Oct. 12: Commercial Bank Reform in China (Nancy Tao, Economics Dept.)
  • Oct. 19: What’s New in Monetary Policy: Moving Into a New Universe (Stuart Glosser, Economics Dept.)
  • Oct. 26: How Politics Drives Economic Policy Making (Susan Johnson, Political Science Dept.)
  • Nov. 2: The Stimulus Package, Bailouts, and How They Relate to Globalization (John Dominguez, Economics Dept.)
  • Nov. 9: The Local Economic Impact of the Stimulus Package (Bud Gayhart, Business Outreach Services, College of Business & Economics)
  • Nov. 16: An Armchair Economist’s Dusty Crystal Ball: Seeing the Economic Future and Other Reckless Prognostications (Jeff Heinrich, Economics Dept.)

Videos and podcasts of previous lecture series are available:
Fall 2007 “Big Ideas at UW-Whitewater”
Spring 2008 “Our natural Wonders”
Fall 2008 “Election 2008”
Spring 2009 “My Favorite Lecture”

And if you are interested in doing research on these topics, Andersen Library has materials! Books that can be identified through HALCat (Harold Andersen Library catalog) and articles found in the article databases. Please ask a librarian for assistance.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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