Economics professor Elia Kacapyr's paper, "Cross-Country Determinants of Happiness," will appear in the International Journal of Social Economics, volume 38 (2008). Kacapyr is also chair of the economics department.
Shaianne Osterreich, assistant professor of economics, has been awarded a $10,000 grant to study the Indonesian economy as a Sumitro Fellow. The grant is through the auspices of USINDO, a private U.S.-Indonesian society that supports cultural, academic, and political understanding between the two countries.
A recent study in the Journal of Economic Education (Seigfried, J.J. and W.A. Stock, "The Undergraduate Origins of Ph.D. Economists," Fall 2007, pp. 461-482) ranks the Department of Economics at Ithaca College in the top 25 in the nation in terms of alumni success in graduate school.
Steven Younger, assistant professor of economics, participated in a workshop in Rabat, Morocco, December 15 and 16.
At its annual business meeting held at Siena College on October 6, 2007, the New York State Economics Association's board of directors elected associate professor Bill Kolberg president for a two-year term.
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