News and Announcements

Kershaw Summer Internships in Public Policy
Applications due by Friday, March 10
The economics department is pleased to remind you of an endowment that has been created to fund Kershaw Summer Internships in Public Policy for Economics majors.  The fund was established in memory of Joe Kershaw, a prominent economist and much-loved professor at Williams, and David Kershaw, Williams ’64, his son, also a well-known economist. Interested students are encouraged to begin searching for internships immediately.


Professor Jacobson Awarded NSF Grant
Professor Sarah Jacobson has been awarded a research grant from the National Science Foundation to study “In-Kind Giving: Motives, Beliefs, and Behaviors”. The grant, which will run for two years, is shared with Angela C. M. de Oliveira at U Mass Amherst and Elizabeth Searing at UT Dallas. The project will provide funding for three undergraduate students to assist in the research.