Anne-Marie Slaughter to Speak at Amherst College Feb. 25

February 20, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Amherst College Economics Professor Daniel Barbezat Wins Teaching Prize

Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz To Speak at Amherst College Oct. 21

October 19, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-Joseph E. Stiglitz, recipient of the 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, will lecture on "America's Recent Economic Experiences: Lessons for the Future" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at the Alumni House at Amherst College. The event is open to the public at no charge.

South African Economist Francis Wilson To Speak at Amherst College Oct. 16

September 19, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—South African economist Francis Wilson will give a talk titled “Halfway There: The Long Walk to Freedom and Economic Justice in South Africa” at 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the President’s Office at Amherst, Wilson’s talk will be free and open to the public.

Amherst College Alumnus Edmund S. Phelps ’55 Receives Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics

Amherst Political Scientist Javier Corrales and Economist Frank Westhoff Publish Study of Internet Use and Political Regimes

Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Your Economics Major

The department recognizes that spending a semester or year abroad makes educational sense for many students. We want to support students who make this choice. In what follows we provide some guidelines on things your major advisor can help you with and things that she or he cannot or need not.

Resources Available Online

Class of 2006


Aditya Bhave, The Military: A 'Strangelovian' Arm of the State (2006) [Advisor: Christopher Kingston]

David Gottlieb, Grading, Class Selection, and Work in Theory and Practice at Amherst (2006) [Advisor: Geoffrey Woglom]

Honors in Economics

The quick version:

To write a thesis (honors project) in Economics at Amherst, you must: