Economics and Management

February 20, 2020

Economics and Management Professor Vicki Baker will help support faculty development at University College Utrecht in The Netherlands from February 28 to March 13 as a Fulbright Specilaist. “This is now a global issue,” she says.

July 18, 2019

Maximilian Loria, ’21, a member of the Britons’ men’s soccer team, arrived at Albion College thinking he would prepare for a career in accounting. A marketing class in the recently completed spring semester may have changed his outlook, and he is using a summer internship at DTE Energy to help narrow his focus while making connections that will assist in his professional development.

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July 2, 2019

Out of thousands of applicants and 100 interviewees, Josh Sannes, ’19, who graduated in May after majoring in finance in the Economics and Management Department, was offered and accepted a position with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as a financial institution specialist in Columbus, Ohio.

May 20, 2019

Albion College, along with four other schools in the Michigan Colleges Alliance, collaborated with Harvard Business School Online this spring to work on a research-based business project in a blended learning program. “This is what a liberal arts education is. … It was a perfect fit,” said Vicki Baker, professor of economics and management.

February 1, 2019

It was a busy media week for Albion College economics and management professor Vicki Baker, who was featured in two online publications that focused on two topics she has studied extensively: the value of a liberal arts education, and the obstacles and opportunities facing mid-career academic professionals.

October 4, 2018

A microeconomist with research interests in the minimum wage and employment practices, JIm McCarley taught 41 years as a tenured professor and another 10 as an adjunct at Albion where he developed courses including Women in Economics, Econometrics, Armchair Economics (a First-Year seminar), and Great Issues in Social Sciences.

September 28, 2018

E&M associate professor John Carlson went back to college at age 57 to earn his Ph.D. and has now found a home at Albion where he has developed a reputation of teaching accounting in a relatable and interesting way. This year his work has also earned him a state excellence in teaching award.

June 25, 2018

2017 Albion grad Jamal Yearwood, who majored in Spanish and minored in management as a member of the Institute for Healthcare Professions, was second author on a health policy article published in The Lancet—one of the very top academic journals in general medicine.

January 5, 2018

Larry Steinhauer, professor emeritus of economics and management, passed away on Christmas Day at his home in Albion, at the age of 75. A student of Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman, Steinhauer’s research and teaching focused on money, money systems and the Federal Reserve. Over his 32 years with Albion, he taught and mentored many successful Albion alumni, including some who have gone on to become Fortune 500 executives, entrepreneurs and leaders in a wide range of industries. A celebration-of-life service will be held at Goodrich Chapel on Saturday January 27, at 11 a.m.

October 2, 2017

“It’s a huge legal document with a lot of SEC regulations,” says Laura Newbury, ’18, of Intel’s annual report. “I wasn’t breaking them or going over the line, but sometimes nudging what we could do within those rules.” An intern who “nudges” SEC guidelines sounds like a supervisor’s worst nightmare, but Newbury says her work was about best practice. She spent the summer with Intel’s external reporting headquarters in Portland, Oregon, following the company mandates to “rock the boat” and “change something.”