The Department of Economics at Western Michigan University has hosted this lecture series since 1963. The series is named in honor of Werner Sichel, a longtime WMU economics professor and former department chair, who retired in 2004. Each year has a theme and lectures are open to the public and formatted with the general public in mind.

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Brochures from 2017

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Political Economy of Inequality: U.S. & Global Dimensions 2017-18, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2016

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Immigration Policy Today 2016-17, Department of Economics

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Werner Sichel Lecture Series History 1963-2016, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2015

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The Impacts of China's Rise on the Pacific and the World 2015-16, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2014

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Lessons from the Great Recession 2014-15, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2013

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Award-Winning Economists Speak on Contemporary Economic Issues 2013-14, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2012

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The Political Economy of Good Governance 2012-13, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2011

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The Economics of Health 2011-12, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2010

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Regional Economic Development: Current Issues 2010-11, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2009

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Advances in Economic Forecasting 2009-10, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2008

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The Economics of Natural and Unnatural Disasters 2008-09, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2006

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How Do We Spend our Time? Evidence from the American Time Use Survey 2006-07, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2005

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Immigrants and Their International Money Flows 2005-06, Western Michigan University

Brochures from 2004

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Regional Economic Development: Current Issues 2004-05, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2003

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How the World Survived the Population Bomb: An Economic Perspective 2003-04, Departmnent of Economics

Brochures from 2002

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Methodology of Benefit Cost Analysis 2002-03, Department of Economics

Brochures from 2000

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The Economics of Work and Family 2000-01, Department of Economics

Brochures from 1999

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The Economics of Health Care 1999-00, Department of Economics

Brochures from 1998

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The Economics of Sports: Winners and Losers 1998-99, Department of Economics

Brochures from 1997

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When Is Transition Over? 1997-98, Department of Economics

Brochures from 1995

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Telecommunications: Have Regulators Dialed the Wrong Number? 1995-96, Department of Economics

Brochures from 1993

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The Underground Economy 1993-94, Department of Economics

Brochures from 1992

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Human Capital and Economic Development 1992-93, Department of Economics

Brochures from 1991

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The Economics of Education 1991-92, Department of Economics

Brochures from 1990

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Socialism in Transition 1990-91, Department of Economics

Brochures from 1989

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The Economics of Discrimination 1989-90, Department of Economics

Brochures from 1988

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The State of Economic Science: The Views of Six Nobel Laureates 1988-89, Department of Economics

Brochures from 1987

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Organized Labor at The Crossroads 1987-88, Department of Economics