Sharmila King, Economics, presented "Do National Economics Shocks Influence ECB Decision-Making? The Impact of the Financial and Sovereign Debt Crises" at the Western Regional Science Association 51st Annual Meeting in Kauai, HI.
Dennis O. Flynn, Economics, presented an invited lecture - "Globalization's 16th century birth date: interdisciplinary essentialism," at the City University of New York, Lehman College, 8 November 2011. The visit was sponsored by the Lehman College Art Gallery and Department of Political Science.
Essays to Be Published
In May, Dennis O. Flynn presented two papers at the New Perspectives on Global History Workshop at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Beppu, Japan-one titled "Link-Unit-of-Account versus Ratio-Unit-of-Account Moneys: Seventeenth-Century Dutch Mint Policy," and another titled "Simple Visualization of Complex Trade Patterns: 18th-Century Indian Ocean Textiles and the Hydraulic Metaphor." Marie Anna Lee, Visual Arts, is co-author of the latter essay. Both essays will be initially published in the Asia Pacific University Working Paper series prior to publication in forthcoming Brill volumes.
Dr. King Presents at EUSA Meeting
Dr. Sharmila King presented "Interest-Rate Setting at the ECB in Response to the Financial and Sovereign Debt Crises, in Real-Time" at the European Union Studies Association in Boston, March 2011.
Dr. Flynn Articles Are Published Internationally
Dr. Dennis O. Flynn had his article "The Microeconomics of Silver and East-West Trade in the Early Modern Period" (translated into Japanese by Takeshi Nishimura) published in Bulletin of Asia-Pacific Studies Vol XIX, 2010, pp. 115-142. [This article first appeared in English in W. Fischer, R.M. McInnis and Jurgen Schneider (eds.) The Emergence of a World Economy 1500-1914. Part II. Bamberg: Verlag Wiesbaden, 1986, pp.37-60.] In addition, he and Dr. Arturo Giráldez, Modern Languages and School of International Studies, had their article "Wiedergeboren: Ursprunge der Globalisierung im 16. Jarhundert. Asiatisch bzw. Globale versus europeische Dynamiken" published in the German journal Jahrbuch fur Eruopaische Uberseegeschichte 10, pp.27-64.
Dr. Flynn Publishes and Lectures on Globalization in the 16th Century
Dennis O. Flynn (Economics) and Arturo Giráldez (Modern Languages and School of International Studies) published China and the Birth of Globalization in the 16th Century (Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate 2010). This volume in Ashgate's Variorum Collected Studies Series contains an introductory essay and reproduces 11 select articles published during the authors' 15-year collaboration.
Dr. Flynn also gave two lectures in a series on "Gods and Goods: Global Art and Trade" at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco on April 2, 2010 (sponsored by the Society for Asian Art). The first lecture, based upon co-authored work with Arturo Giráldez and School of International Studies, was titled "Born Again: Globalization's Sixteenth-Century Birth." The second lecture, based upon work co-authored with Marie A. Hannigova, Visual Arts, was titled "Hydraulic Metaphor: Gujurati Textiles exports to East Africa during the 18th and 19th Centuries."
Dr. Flynn's book of essays Guroubaru-ka no Kigen to Gin-ryutsu (Globalization and Silver) was published by Yamakawa Press, Tokyo, 2010.
Dr. Amaral Paper to Be Published
Michelle Amaral had her paper "Does substituting home care for institutional care lead to a reduction in Medicaid expenditures?" accepted for publication in the journal Health Care Management Science.
Dr. Staniec Presents at Western Economic Association International Conference
Farley Ordovensky Staniec presented her paper "Choosing Teaching: Factors affecting choice and persistence in education majmajors" at the Western Economic Association International conference in Portland, Oregon, July 1, 2010.
Economics Professor Dennis O. Flynn, a specialist in global economic history, and Professor Arturo Giráldez (Modern Languages/History) served as general editors for a new 17-volume set on the history of the Pacific region titled The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900.
Economics Professor Dennis O. Flynn, a specialist in global economic history, and Professor Arturo Giráldez (Modern Languages/History) served as general editors for a new 17-volume set on the history of the Pacific region titled The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900. Learn more.
Dr. Benjamin Dennis, a long-time member of the Economics faculty, is currently with the U.S. Treasury Department.