Emily Conover
Emily Conover

Assistant Professor of Economics Emily Conover, together with colleagues from Amherst, Colgate, Wesleyan and Vassar, co-organized the second Liberal Arts Colleges Development Economic Conference (LAC-DEV). The conference was hosted by Colgate University on Sept. 26-27.

Eleven papers were presented and discussed during the conference, and there was a teaching panel discussion focusing on undergraduate honors research in development economics. Conover chaired a session on migration and also discussed a paper.

The conference was created as a place for professors at liberal arts colleges to present their research and discuss teaching strategies in development economics.

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