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.