Posts tagged ‘Economics’

Dr. Delavan’s Pittsburgh Business Times Interview Runs Statewide

Dr. Will Delavan, associate professor of economics, was interviewed for the Pittsburgh Business Journal’s story “Pennsylvania fossil-fuel industry received $37 billion in tax breaks in 2019 says report.” Delevan’s analysis of the report appeared across Pennsylvania in outlets such as the Pennsylvania Capital Star, Pittsburgh Business Times, and Pittsburgh City paper. 

Dr. Harpankar Discusses Credit Cards with WalletHub

Dr. Kshama Harpankar, associate professor of economics, was featured in a WalletHub Q&A regarding credit cards. She provided advice ranging from tips for applying for credit cards to pitfalls to avoid while using credit cards.

Dr. Delavan Quoted in U.S. News

Dr. Will Delavan, associate professor of economics, was quoted in the recent U.S. News article“6 Changes for Your Finances Under President Biden.” Dr. Delavan noted that “It looks like Biden is going to try to help make student loans and grants more affordable, transparent and available,” and that “Job creation is not like instant coffee…”

Drs. Delavan and Josephson Quoted in LebTown

Dr. Will Delavan, associate professor of economics, and Dr. Kimberlee Josephson, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and assistant professor of business administration, were quoted in the LebTown article, “Ruby Tuesday now ‘ghost kitchen’ for delivery-focused seafood franchise

Dr. Harpankar’s Chapter Published

Dr. Kshama Harpankar, associate professor of economics, published a chapter, “Optimal Nitrogen Management for Meeting Sustainable Development Goal 2,” in Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development Goals: Insights from Agriculture, Health, Environment, and Energy

Dr. Delavan Publishes Book Chapter

Dr. Will Delavan, associate professor of  economics, was among the authors featured in “After the Pandemic: Visions of Life Post COVID-19,” which was recently published by Sunbury Press. Delvan’s chapter, “The Looming Health Insurance Problem,” was included in the 27-chapter book edited by Lawrence Knorr.

Dr. Delavan Quoted in U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Will Delavan, associate professor of economics, was quoted regarding the uncertainty in international geopolitics possibly affecting energy prices, in the U.S. News & Report article What Will Cost More—and Less—in 2019.

Joseph Valent ’21 Earns Eagle Scout Rank

Joseph Valent ’21, an economics major from Stevens, Pa., recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. His Eagle Scout project was installing a play at the Ephrata Bible Fellowship Church.

Renee McGovern ’06 Presents As Part of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium

Renee McGovern ’06, actuarial science and economics, presented “When Triangles Fail” Nov. 7 as part of the annual Mathematical Sciences Colloquium. McGovern, a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and assistant vice president at Chubb in Philadelphia, spoke about how traditional reserving techniques fail for some types of major claims.

Bill Bainbridge ’03 Named Senior Vice President at Voya

An actuarial science and economics double major at LVC, Bill Bainbridge, FSA, MAAA, CERA, ‘o3 recently was named senior vice president of product for Voya Financial’s annuities and individual life business. In this role he will be the leader for all product development and in-force management, and manage 40 staff.