Peter Grossman: The U.S. Energy Narrative, its Persistence, and its Impact on 40 Years of U.S. Energy Policy

Peter Grossman, professor from Butler University, came to Ball State to talk with Economics Club on March 26, 2014.  He began by reviewing the history of America’s energy supply.  The narrative that politicians campaign and accept reflects that energy is depleting, there is a possibility of a government program generating a great technical breakthrough, and […]

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Brad Bookout: Economic Development

Brad is an alumni of Ball State University ’95 and a native of the Muncie area.  He graduated with a Political Science degree with hopes of being an attorney.  After a two week escapade at the University of Dayton, he dropped out to start building houses with his father.  He became a certified master homebuilder, creating […]

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“The Impact of Bus Transit on Employee Turnover” presented by Dr. Dagney Faulk

Dr. Faulk is the director of research at Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER).  Her research is centered around tax policy at the state and local level.  You can check out her research here. In the Economics Club meeting on Wednesday March 5th, 2014, she began by talking about the postal […]

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