Colorado State Presents Spring 2001 Economic Seminar Series

Colorado State University’s Department of Economics will present five lectures on national and international economic issues through April. All talks take place from 3-4:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted, in Room C144 Clark Building on the Fort Collins campus. The presentations are free and open to the public.

Feb. 23- Harvey Cutler, associate professor of economics at Colorado State, will discuss "Allocating Land for Manufacturing and Retail Needs in a Bedroom Community."

March 23- Robert Van Order, chief economist, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., will first discuss "The Past, Present and Future of Freddie Mac in the American Economy" from noon-1 p.m. and then examine "A Model of Financial Structure, Bubbles and Financial Fragility" from 3-4:30 p.m. March 30- David Nickerson, associate professor of economics at Colorado State, will speak on "Samaritan’s Dilemmas and Environmental Catastrophes:

The Economics of Public Disaster Insurance Programs." April 9- Tim Guinnane, professor of economics at Yale University and the Russell Sage Foundation, will examine "The Development of Credit Cooperatives in Germany, 1850-1914" from noon-1 p.m. For more information, call (970) 491-6324.