New lunchtime lectures explore pressing issues

Barnard revamps Introductory Economics

How state laws of the late sixties upended the economics and expectations of American family life

This fall, Barnard Professor of Economics Perry Mehrling intended to kick off his year of academic leave by buckling down to work on his next book. But after Wall Street reached a crisis point in mid-September, he realized he'd have to postpone those plans.

A new report from the Barnard Center for Research on Women makes the connections