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Amy Henderson
Associate Professor of Economics
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Economics is the study of the process through which individuals and societies solve a particular human problem. It is the discussion of, and research into, how to ensure that limited resources are put to their most efficient use.

August 15, 2023
Nadia Velasco ’25 participated in the Political Science Predoctoral Summer Institute hosted by Georgetown University on June 12-16, 2023. The competitive program offers training for students considering a PhD in political science or closely related field. Participating students meet with other… Find Out More
March 29, 2023
Inaugural William Seale Professor of Business Silvio Borrero participated in the Colombian Institute of Education Evaluation (ICFES) board of directors meeting on March 15. Borrero has been a member of the ICFES board of directors since 2017, when he was appointed by Colombia’s President Juan… Find Out More
December 20, 2022
Visiting assistant professor of economics Joshua Kaisen's paper, “When Believing is a Stretch: Prosocial Goal Communication in Reward-based Crowdfunding," will close out the 18th annual Product and Service Innovation Conference in Park City, Utah hosted by the University of Utah. The talk will be… Find Out More
November 8, 2022
Asif Dowla, Professor of Economics and Landers Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts, will participate in a panel discussion on Green Microfinance at the London School of Economics (LSE) on November 9. The event is organized by the Financial Inclusion Society of the LSE Student Union. Together with… Find Out More
September 29, 2022
Assistant Professor of Economics Josh Kaisen has published a research article called "An Example of Negative Wage Elasticity for YouTube Content Creators" in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
This paper validates the income-targeting model of labor supply using an exogenous source… Find Out More
June 15, 2022
Five students from St. Mary’s College of Maryland comprised the winning team of the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) 2022 iOme Challenge national student essay competition. The student team of Mary Claire Basso-Luca ’23, Jazlyn Benitez ’23, Peter Fortescue ’22, Rachael Freeman ’24… Find Out More
May 9, 2022
Assistant Professor of Economics Amanda Deerfield has published a research article in the Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice journal called “Entrepreneurship and Regulatory Voids: The Case of Ridesharing.”

Drawing on public choice theory, Deerfield and co-author Niklas Elert, of the Research… Find Out More
July 21, 2021
Assistant Professor of Economics Linden McBride is lead author of the paper “Predicting Poverty and Malnutrition for Targeting, Mapping, Monitoring, and Early Warning” recently published in the journal Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy.

Increasingly plentiful data and powerful predictive… Find Out More
February 24, 2021
Serdar Ongan, visiting professor of economics at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, has six new publications in 2021:

“Monetary Policy Uncertainties and Demand for Money for Japan: Nonlinear ARDL Approach” in the Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 26(1), 1-12 (SSCI);

“How Do Various Health… Find Out More
February 2, 2021
Donald Stabile, professor of economics and professor of the college at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a leading expert on the history and economics of the living wage, is a guest speaker at the Notre Dame Just Wage Forum 2021 on Friday, February 12, beginning at 1 p.m. Notre Dame Just Wage… Find Out More