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Levy Economics Institute and Economics Program present

Economic Seminar Series

Monday, December 3, 2012

Economic Seminar Series presents:
"A Wage of One's Own: The Rise and Fall of Progressive-Era Minimum
Wage Legislation for Women: 1912-1923"

Robert Prasch
Middlebury College
Robert E. Prasch is Professor of Economics at Middlebury College where he teaches Monetary Theory and Policy, Macroeconomics, American Economic History, and the History of Economic Thought. He is the author of over 100 academic articles, book chapters, book reviews, in addition to multiple editorials and interviews in newspapers, radio, and on-line media including The HuffingtonPost, Common Dreams, New Economic Perspectives and TranslationExercises. The most recent of his three authored or co-edited books is How Markets Work: Supply, Demand and the ‘Real World’ (Edward Elgar, 2008). He has also served on the editorial boards of the Review of Political Economy and the Journal of Economic Issues, and on the Board and as president of the Association for Evolutionary Economics (AFEE). Previous to Middlebury College, he taught at Vassar College, the University of Maine, and San Francisco State University. His PhD in economics is from the University of California, Berkeley.

This talk is part of the ongoing Economics seminar series, which is dedicated to facilitate the access and exchange of economic ideas to the greater Bard community.

For more information, call 845-758-7565, or e-mail ogiovann@bard.edu.

Location: Hegeman 102