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This week, Oxford University Press published the first edition of Peter Kuhn's textbook, Personnel Economics. Based on an advanced undergraduate course Kuhn developed at UCSB, personnel economics applies economic theory and empirical analysis to employers' human resource decisions.

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Professor Dick Startz, assisted by Gretler Fellow Isabel Steffens, discussed “The Education Melting Pot?’ on the Brookings Institution Chalkboard. Bottom line, there’s not been much change in the mixing of students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds at either K-12 or at the college level.

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Professor Olivier Deschenes' recent work entitled "Defensive Investments and the Demand for Air Quality: Evidence from the NOx Budget Program" is published in the American Economic Review

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Ron Dye, the Leonard Spacek Professor of Accounting Information and Management at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, will be giving a public lecture on Wednesday, November 8th, at 5:​30pm in the IHC McCune room.

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