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“Award-Winning Economists Speak on Contemporary Economic Issues” Lectures will be held in 2028 Brown Hall from 3-4:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. This year’s Sichel Series is directed by Professor Jean Kimmel and is co-sponsored by WMU’s College of Arts and Sciences and the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. Speakers: Erica Field “Making Microfinance Work”, Nancy Folbre “The Once (But No Longer) Golden Age of Human Capital”, Avner Greif “Economic Development from a Historical Perspective: The Origin and Nature of Good Institutions”, David Kreps “The Economics and Psychology of Worker Motivation”, Michael Piore “Efficient and Effective Economic Regulation in a Confusing Technological Environment”, David Card “Economics of Immigration Reform”.

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