Scholars Represent Chapman at Prestigious Economics Conference

Seven Chapman University scholars lent their expertise at the American Economic Association’s annual meeting Jan. 6-8 in New Orleans.

The conference draws national bank officials, Nobel laureates, and academic experts from around the world.

Representing Chapman’s Argyros School of Business and Economics in paper sessions were:

  • Vernon Smith, “On Hayek: A Life.”
  • Marc Weidenmier, “Economic Consequences of Conflict.”
  • Seth Benzell, “Regulating Digital Platform Monopolies: The Case of Facebook.”
  • Jonathan Hersh, “Delivering Public Services in Data-Scarce Environments: Using Open Data to Solve the Facility-Location Problem at Scale.”
  • Sara Bana, “Connecting Higher Education to Workplace Activities and Earnings.”
  • David Leather, “Is America’s Housing Affordability Problem a Housing Problem?”
  • Jared Rubin, “Ideology and Economic Change: The Path to the Modern Economy in China and Japan.”