Posts Tagged ‘Economics’

16th Annual Executive Roundtable: ‘The Trump Presidency: Economic Policy Opportunities and Challenges’

As President Trump and the Republican-led Congress navigate the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, there are many questions about how the promises made on the campaign trail are being incorporated into government policy. What changes in economic policy can we expect to see during a Trump presidency, and how will those policies affect Americans?

The 16th Annual Executive Roundtable at Allegheny College, hosted by the college’s Center for Business and Economics and Law & Policy Program, will bring together experts to speak on “The Trump Presidency: Economic Policy Opportunities and Challenges,” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 3. The roundtable in the college’s Ford Memorial Chapel is free and open to the public.

Panelists will include Karen Ubelhart ’77, senior industrials analyst for Bloomberg and a member of Allegheny’s Board of Trustees; Martin Pfinsgraff ’77, retired senior deputy comptroller for Large Bank Supervision, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and a member of Allegheny’s Board of Trustees; Norman Robertson, economic advisor for Smithfield Trust Company and former chief economist for Mellon Bank; and Jason MacDonald, associate professor of political science, West Virginia University.Moderating the roundtable will be Tomas Nonnenmacher, professor of economics at Allegheny.

16th Annual Executive Roundtable to Focus on Trump Presidency and the Economy

As President Trump and the Republican-led Congress navigate the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, there are many questions about how the promises made on the campaign trail are being incorporated into government policy. What changes in economic policy can we expect to see during a Trump presidency, and how will those policies affect Americans?
The 16th Annual Executive Roundtable at Allegheny College, hosted by the college’s Center for Business and Economics and Law & Policy Program, will bring together experts to speak on “The Trump Presidency: Economic Policy Opportunities and Challenges,” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 3. The roundtable in the college’s Ford Memorial Chapel is free and open to the public. (more…)

Park presents at Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference

Assistant Professor of Economics Hyun Woong Park presented his paper “Technical Change and the Rate of Profit When Output is Driven by Price-Value Deviation” on February 26, at the Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference 2017.

Hartford Speaks to Students About Career, Value of Allegheny

Terry Hartford didn’t know he’d end up at Chatham Financial soon after graduating from Allegheny College in 2011.

But when he arrived at Chatham, a Pennsylvania-based advisor specializing in real estate capital markets and risk management, he found it to be a good fit: The attributes that make for successful Chatham employees, Hartford said, are the same attributes he developed while earning his economics degree here. Chatham values employees who are intellectually curious, who can solve complex problems, who are collaborators, who have good communication skills, who can work with limited direction and who have the initiative to leverage the experiences of their colleagues, among other skills, he said.

“Allegheny ticks all of those boxes,” Hartford said. (more…)

Bilo’s research featured in The Review of Austrian Economics

Assistant Professor of Economics Simon Bilo has a forthcoming research paper, “The international business cycle as intertemporal coordination failure,” in The Review of Austrian Economics.

Residencies, City Tours Immerse Allegheny Students in Business

Allegheny College economics students are learning from the best in business — here on North Main Street in Meadville and on Wall Street in New York City.

A group of students and faculty will participate in the Center for Business and Economics Major City Business Tour to New York City, a biennial trip designed to expose junior and senior economics majors to the daily business world in the banking and financial services industries. Students will also explore careers in those industries and network with Allegheny alumni working in business and finance.

This sixth tour, Oct. 26–27, includes planned meetings with John Gregory ’89, managing director at Wells Fargo Securities; Bruce Thompson ’86, vice chairman at Bank of America and chairman of Global Acquisition Finance and Capital Commitments; Karen Ubelhart ’77, industry analyst with Bloomberg; and Jonathan Drescher ’84, senior vice president of project development for The Durst Organization. Thompson and Ubelhart serve on the college’s Board of Trustees. (more…)

Park presents paper at conference

Assistant Professor of Economics Hyun Woong Park presented a paper, “Technical Change and the Rate of Profit in a Long-run Model of Price of Production,” in August at the summer conference 2016 of the Korean Association of Political Economy.

Students Take Second Place in Business Competition

The VOLTA team represented Allegheny and took second place in the OH-PENN-for-Business – College Business Plan Competition. Team members include Francisco Quezada ’16, Brian Rollick ’16, Matthew Sardini ’16, and Rachel Wallace ’16.

Bilo Shares Work as Research Fellow at Duke University

Assistant Professor of Economics Simon Bilo has been a Research Fellow at Duke University’s Center for the History of Political Economy during Spring 2016 semester. He presented a paper titled “The Austrian Revival at New York University” as part of the center’s lunchtime speaker series on April 15. Professor Bilo attended the 41st annual meetings of the Association of Private Enterprise Education on April 3-5 in Las Vegas, presenting a paper titled “First-Round Effects of Changes in the Money Supply: A Diagrammatic Framework.”

Park’s Paper to be Published in Peer-Reviewed Journal

A publication of Assistant Professor of Economics Hyun Woong Park’s paper, titled “The Monetary Expression of Labor Time in a Dynamic Leontief Model,” in the peer-reviewed journal Marxism 21 is forthcoming in May.