Calendar

Feb
5
Wed
PPE Speaker Series: Erik Kimbrough @ Brush Mountain A/B (Squires Student Center)
Feb 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Erik Kimbrough (Chapman University) will give a talk on the topic “How Norms Shape Ideology.” All faculty and students are invited to attend.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Michael Moehler
E-Mail:: moehler@nullvt.edu
for more info visit the web at:

Public Lectures

Feb
6
Thu
PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 225
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The PPE Reading Group meets every other Thursday during the semester to read and discuss Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s book, “Good Economics for Hard Times” (2019).

Together with Michael Kremer, Banerjee and Duflo won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019 for their work on global poverty alleviation. On April 1, 2020, Professor Duflo will deliver the 2020 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture at Virginia Tech.

Complimentary books, pizza, and drinks will be provided to the PPE Reading Group. For more information and to join the group – you do not have to be affiliated with PPE to join – please contact Gil Hersch.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Gil Hersch
E-Mail:: hersch@nullvt.edu
for more info visit the web at:

Student Involvement

Feb
20
Thu
PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 225
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The PPE Reading Group meets every other Thursday during the semester to read and discuss Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s book, “Good Economics for Hard Times” (2019).

Together with Michael Kremer, Banerjee and Duflo won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019 for their work on global poverty alleviation. On April 1, 2020, Professor Duflo will deliver the 2020 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture at Virginia Tech.

Complimentary books, pizza, and drinks will be provided to the PPE Reading Group. For more information and to join the group – you do not have to be affiliated with PPE to join – please contact Gil Hersch.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Gil Hersch
E-Mail:: hersch@nullvt.edu
for more info visit the web at:

Student Involvement

Feb
29
Sat
PPE Discussion Colloquium @ TBD
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The PPE Program will host a daylong discussion colloquium for undergraduate students that will be led by Professor Christopher Freiman (William & Mary)

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Michael Moehler
E-Mail:: moehler@nullvt.edu
for more info visit the web at:
https://ppe.phil.vt.edu/category/ppe-discussion-colloquium/

Mar
5
Thu
PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 225
Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The PPE Reading Group meets every other Thursday during the semester to read and discuss Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s book, “Good Economics for Hard Times” (2019).

Together with Michael Kremer, Banerjee and Duflo won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019 for their work on global poverty alleviation. On April 1, 2020, Professor Duflo will deliver the 2020 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture at Virginia Tech.

Complimentary books, pizza, and drinks will be provided to the PPE Reading Group. For more information and to join the group – you do not have to be affiliated with PPE to join – please contact Gil Hersch.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Gil Hersch
E-Mail:: hersch@nullvt.edu
for more info visit the web at:

Student Involvement

Mar
19
Thu
PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 225
Mar 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The PPE Reading Group meets every other Thursday during the semester to read and discuss Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s book, “Good Economics for Hard Times” (2019).

Together with Michael Kremer, Banerjee and Duflo won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019 for their work on global poverty alleviation. On April 1, 2020, Professor Duflo will deliver the 2020 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture at Virginia Tech.

Complimentary books, pizza, and drinks will be provided to the PPE Reading Group. For more information and to join the group – you do not have to be affiliated with PPE to join – please contact Gil Hersch.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Gil Hersch
E-Mail:: hersch@nullvt.edu
for more info visit the web at:

Student Involvement

Apr
1
Wed
PPE Distinguished Public Lecture: Esther Duflo @ Moss Arts Center
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Esther Duflo, Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at MIT and Co-Founder and Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, will give a lecture on her new book “Good Economics For Hard Times.” The lecture will be followed by a public reception and book signing. The event is free with no tickets required. All faculty, students, and member of the public are invited to attend.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Michael Moehler
E-Mail:: moehler@nullvt.edu

Apr
2
Thu
PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 225
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The PPE Reading Group meets every other Thursday during the semester to read and discuss Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s book, “Good Economics for Hard Times” (2019).

Together with Michael Kremer, Banerjee and Duflo won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019 for their work on global poverty alleviation. On April 1, 2020, Professor Duflo will deliver the 2020 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture at Virginia Tech.

Complimentary books, pizza, and drinks will be provided to the PPE Reading Group. For more information and to join the group – you do not have to be affiliated with PPE to join – please contact Gil Hersch.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Gil Hersch
E-Mail:: hersch@nullvt.edu
for more info visit the web at:

Student Involvement

Apr
16
Thu
PPE Reading Group @ Major Williams Hall, Room 225
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The PPE Reading Group meets every other Thursday during the semester to read and discuss Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s book, “Good Economics for Hard Times” (2019).

Together with Michael Kremer, Banerjee and Duflo won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019 for their work on global poverty alleviation. On April 1, 2020, Professor Duflo will deliver the 2020 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture at Virginia Tech.

Complimentary books, pizza, and drinks will be provided to the PPE Reading Group. For more information and to join the group – you do not have to be affiliated with PPE to join – please contact Gil Hersch.

Price: Free
Sponsor: Administration
Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs
Contact: Gil Hersch
E-Mail:: hersch@nullvt.edu
for more info visit the web at:

Student Involvement