Tag: Economics

Faculty note: Shariff paper to be presented at World Bank Conference

UW-Green Bay Prof. Emeritus Ismail Shariff (Economics) has a new paper, “The Paradox of Rural Development in the Context  of New Innovations Facing the Agricultural Sector of Developing Countries,” that has been accepted for presentation at the World Bank Conference,  June 20-15, 2018.

Stoll and class helps community keep their eyes on ethics

The Ethics in Business Awards were held Nov. 9 at the KI Convention Center, downtown Green Bay. With about 700 people in attendance, UW-Green Bay and specifically Public and Environmental Affairs (PEA, Economics) faculty and students were recognized for their work as part of the “research team,” of which Prof. John Stoll (PEA) coordinates. The […]

Stoll presents on economic evaluation of Cat Island Chain

UW-Green Bay Prof. John Stoll (Economics, Public and Environmental Affairs) gave a presentation entitled “CBA, Benefits Transfer, and the Cat Island Chain.” In the talk, he summarized work conducted with his former graduate student, Michael Hastreiter, performing an economic evaluation of the Cat Island Chain reconstruction in the Bay of Green Bay. The presentation was […]

UW-Green Bay Prof. Stoll interviewed on Fox 11

UW-Green Bay Prof. John Stoll (Public and Environmental Affairs, Economics) is collaborating with a team of researchers to gauge the economic impact of Wisconsin fisheries. “We want to get an idea how much fishing is happening here, how much is happening from outside the region with people coming here, or even from out of state, […]

Faculty note: Huh published in leading journal

UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor Yunsun Huh (Democracy & Justice Studies, Dept. of Economics, Women’s and Gender Studies) has recently had a paper published in the top field journal, Feminist Economics. Her paper, “Gender Empowerment and Educational Attainment of U.S. Immigrants and Their Home Country Counterparts,” was first published online, and will later appear in the […]

Faculty note: Nesslein chosen to participate in ‘Research on Poverty’


Economist Thomas Nesslein, associate professor of Urban and Regional Studies, has been chosen to participate in a four-day intensive workshop focused on the poverty theory and policy analysis, sponsored and paid for by the Institute for Research on Poverty at UW-Madison. The event takes place May 26-29. Key topics to be presented include A Historical […]

Kangayappan, University Mace and scroll will feature prominently


The University Mace — a ceremonial staff signifying authority — will be carried to the stage Friday by the University’s most senior faculty member, Prof. Kumar Kangayappan, a faculty economist since 1968. As part of the ceremony, Kangayappan will remove from the Mace handle a scrolled parchment document signed previously by each of UW-Green Bay’s […]

UW-Shariff: Family follows scholarly advice

If teaching at the same institution for 44 years isn’t enough to validate Prof. Ismail Shariff’s commitment to a University of Wisconsin-Green Bay education, consider that he also convinced his son, brother-in-law, and four grandchildren to attend UWGB before retiring in 2011.