Peter Huber, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and prominent Washington, D.C. attorney, will speak at Clemson University on April 12, 5-6:30 p.m., in 100 Hardin Hall as part of the Clemson Information Economy Project. An author of several books, Huber will speak on his latest title, “The Cure in the Code: […]
A double religious studies and economics major, Alexander Batson crosses divisions between disciplines to make the contradictory complementary. And, a couple times per month, he takes overnight “striping trips” to paint lines on out-of-town parking lots.
Clemson University’s business school and economics department will host Richard Sylla, a renowned financial economist and historian, as a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, Feb. 10-12. The visit will be highlighted by Sylla’s Phi Beta Kappa Lecture, “Alexander Hamilton: A Reconsideration,” on Feb. 11, at 5 p.m., in 382 Sirrine Hall. The lecture is open […]
A robust employment environment and continued growth in the manufacturing, health, leisure and hospitality sectors have a Clemson University economics professor optimistic about the 2016 economic outlook for the Upstate and South Carolina as a whole.
Darby Voisin is living proof that rewards come to those who go the extra yard. The senior economics major from Anderson was a member of Clemson University’s Fiscal Challenge team, which won first place in a national collegiate competition in Washington last spring. This fall, at a Princeton University-sponsored event in New York City, her […]
Politics and local economics weigh heavily in federal bureaucrats’ decision-making on immigration audits of employers, a Clemson University economist’s research has found.
Jonathan Skinner, a nationally recognized health-care economist, will speak Nov. 4 at Clemson University on the U.S. health care system and keeping it affordable without stifling economic growth. Skinner, a Dartmouth professor of economics, is speaking at Clemson as part of The Big Ideas about Information Lecture Series, sponsored by the Information Economy Project. The […]
As calls for shrinking the size of the nation’s largest banks continue following the 2007-08 economic meltdown, research by a Clemson University economics professor and a Federal Reserve Bank expert suggests doing so may result in more harm than good.
Distinguished economist and 2002 Nobel Prize winner Vernon L. Smith will speak at Clemson University on Oct. 5 as part of The Big Ideas about Information Lecture Series, sponsored by the Information Economy Project. The event is free and open to the public. Smith will speak in 100 Brackett Hall from 4-5:30 p.m., with a […]
The average American is under-saving for retirement and the design of today’s employee-sponsored retirement savings plans are contributing to the problem, according to three researchers who suggest plan sponsors’ incentives conflict with workers achieving financial security.
States with laws restricting craft brewers from directly distributing their products have limited beer drinkers’ choices in pleasing their palates, and South Carolina residents are among them.
Learning how to learn is difficult for many, but Billie Meacham seems to have a handle on how to make it easier for Clemson economics students. A senior who majors in marketing and minors in economics, is a peer tutor for the Academic Success Center, and recently was recognized as the national Peer Tutor of the Year by the national Association for the Tutoring Profession.
As an undergraduate, Leah Kitashima witnessed a behavior that had become what she felt was far too prevalent among fellow students.
Federal Trade Commissioner Joshua D. Wright will speak at Clemson University at 4 p.m. Thursday. Sponsored by the Clemson Information Economy Project, the lecture and question-and-answer session will be held at 100 Holtzendorff Hall and is open to the public.
The late Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis argued that publicity was a “remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants.” Looking for ways to fight social and industrial corruption, the federal government enacted The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in 1966. Over the past sixty years, many states […]