Spring 2021 Seminar Recordings
Lint Barrage | 4.23.21
Dania Francis | 4.9.21
Michael Jakob | 3.26.21
Derek Lemoine | 3.19.21
Daniel Phaneuf | 3.5.21
Dorothea Kuebler | 2.26.21
Recent CSU Faculty Presentations
"Feminist Economic Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic"
Speaker: Elissa Braunstein, Chair and Professor of Economics
Description: On March 4, 2021, the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) hosted a virtual fireside chat about the special issue of Feminist Economics on Covid-19, featuring guest editors Naila Kabeer, Shahra Razavi, and Yana van der Meulen Rodgers in conversation with journal editor Elissa Braunstein. This event is the first in a series.
"Change in Rural Colorado: Innovation and Resiliency in the COVID Era"
Speaker: Stephan Weiler, Professor of Economics and Co-Director of REDI @ CSU
Description: Colorado Humanities and the Regional Economic Development Institute at Colorado State University feature panelists Dr. Stephan Weiler, Elizabeth Garner, Kat Papenbrock, Dr. Michael Seman, and Greg Thomason discussing the challenges in economic innovation faced by rural Coloradans, never more so than during the COVID era. Moderated by Dr. Dawn Thilmany, this community conversation explores the challenges and opportunities created by the public health crisis and shifting demographics. In short presentations, scholars talk about how to leverage local and regional assets to maximize innovation and resiliency to generate inclusive growth in rural community economies, followed by discussion and live audience Q & A.
"Economic Mobility for Low-Income Families in Colorado"
Speaker: Anita Alves Pena, Professor of Economics
Description: A new report examines a concerning trend facing Coloradans: Stagnant public investment is paralyzing economic mobility for low- and middle-income Coloradans. First, the report (commissioned by the Bell Policy Center and authored by CSU economists Dr. Anita Alves Pena and John Singleton) looks at the state of Colorado’s low-income families, showing how incomes haven’t kept pace with growing costs. Second, the report highlights state spending trends, showing an alarming state of stagnant public expenditure.