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  • Students Win Big at the Invent Oregon Collegiate Competition

    October 20, 2020

    Ramez Attia BA ’21 and Matthew Brown BA ’21 were named the winning team at the annual Invent Oregon Collegiate State Finals, earning $10,000, plus an additional $2,000 as People’s Choice winners. Their invention is a cost-effective and tech-savvy device programmed to stop drunk driving before it happens.

  • A Storyteller at the Top of His Game

    May 19, 2019

    Aron Phillips BA ’07 shapes athletes’ stories with the latest digital media tools. Read more about Aron’s journey in the newest issue of The Chronicle.

  • Food Security and Gender in Northern Tanzania

    April 19, 2019

    The Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project, Phase 2 (GAAP2) has recently awarded supplemental funding to support the project, “Food Security and Gender in Maasai Households: An Application of Pro-WEAI (Project Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index) to Northern Tanzania”.

  • Students Power the College’s Larger Sustainability Efforts

    April 19, 2019

    When Lewis & Clark undergrads choose to pay the voluntary student “green fee,” the money goes into a fund that allows the college to buy renewable energy certificates and promote sustainability. The Renewable Energy Fee Fund Committee, comprised of students, is responsible for choosing the energy certificates, and awarding grants for student projects, internships, and research.

  • Students Return from Collaborative Project to Combat Gerrymandering

    November 18, 2018

    After spending the summer working with students and professors from around the country, three Lewis & Clark students return to campus with new skills and perspectives on how to use mathematics to create a solution to partisan gerrymandering. The six-week program is a collaboration of Tufts University, Harvard University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  • Student Expands Project to Bring Solar Energy to Malaysian Villages

    September 18, 2018

    In the summer of 2017, Ary Hashim BA ’20 put Lewis & Clark’s Renewable Energy Fee Fund to work in a rural village in Malaysia. He returned to Malaysia this past summer to double the number of lights and solar panels, and expand to an additional village in the area. For him, environmental activism complements the degree he’s pursuing in economics.

  • Dr. Bostian’s Second Fulbright Award Advances Swedish Collaboration

    January 18, 2018

    Associate Professor of Economics Moriah Bostian has been awarded a Fulbright Core Scholar Award for 2018-19.

  • Tamma Carleton

    September 16, 2016

    LC Alum Tamma Carleton ’09 is a current PhD candidate at UC Berkeley. She recently published a review of her research on climate change.

  • Tax Policies for Controlling Fertilizer Run-off

    March 16, 2016

    Michigan State University BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action’s (NSF) grant for Moriah Bostian’s project, “Agri-Environmental Government-Farmer Tax Policies for Controlling Fertilizer Run-off Using a Evolutionary Bi-level Framework.”

  • Mattersdorff-Steinhardt Lecture 2016- Unequal Chances or Unequal Abilities: What determines social mobility?

    March 16, 2016

    The lecturer was Dr. Gregory Clark a professor of Economics at UC Davis and a Research Associate at the Center for Poverty Research.

  • Conservation Practices for Agricultural Production

    February 16, 2016

    Assistant Professor of Economics Dr. Moriah Bostian received a grant from the Sylvia Lane Mentorship Fund of the  Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA).

  • Fall 2015 Econ Poster Session

    December 15, 2015

    On December 8th 2015, economics majors presented their theses on topics ranging from fashion cycles to the value of snow!

  • Yash Desai

    October 15, 2015

    Yash Desai ’15 shares how his classroom experiences at Lewis & Clark helped him to obtain a position at a local firm. He explores how the values that he learned throughout his four years have allowed him to feel prepared in the the professional setting. Although his ‘assumptions of rationality’ can annoy his friends sometimes, Yash shares that he would not have achieved any of this without his economics degree.

  • Loren Naldoza

    October 15, 2015

    Loren Naldoza graduated in 2015 with a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant in Madrid, Spain. He wrote us from Spain to share how his post-grad life has been influenced by his degree in economics. Loren has been able to connect his diverse interests and goals to both his academic work and travel experience.

  • Interns in Action: Aaron Fellows ’16

    June 15, 2015

    Environmental Studies and Economics major Aaron Fellows ’16 talks about his summer internship with the International Economic Development Council.

  • Martin Dorciak (class of 2015) publishes research

    June 15, 2015

    Martin Dorciak, a member of the class of 2015, recently had his honors winning thesis accepted for publication.

  • Senior Signature

    May 15, 2015

    Student commencement speaker Yash Desai shares highlights of his time at Lewis & Clark. 

  • Kate Barhydt

    January 15, 2015

    We caught up with Kate Barhydt to find out about her experiences at Lewis & Clark, what she is doing now, and her advice for current Lewis & Clark students. Kate graduated from Lewis & Clark in 2014 after earning the World Philosophy Award from the Economics Department. She currently is working at the Humphreys Group, a boutique wealth management firm in San Francisco.

  • Zoe Abbott Boyd has op-ed published in The Oregonian

    August 14, 2014

    Zoe Abbott Boyd, a senior economics major, recently returned from studying abroad in Ireland. Her time in Dublin led to a lesson on tax avoidance & an Oregonian op-ed.

    Congress must act on tax avoidance: Guest opinion

  • Summer Student Research: Socially mobile peasants

    July 14, 2014

    Katie Keith ’15 has been working with Associate Professor of Economics Clifford Bekar to study social mobility among peasants of medieval England.