||"Stand-up economist" to perform on campus
RELEASED: March 9, 2009
DANVILLE, KY—Yoram Bauman, "the world's first and only stand-up economist," will perform on campus Monday, April 13 at 4 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theatre.
Bauman has appeared at venues ranging from the New York Improv to the American Association for the Advancement of Science's annual meeting. His YouTube videos have received more than 500,000 hits.
Bauman has a BA in mathematics from Reed College, a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Washington, and spends his non-comedy hours teaching in the UW environmental studies program and researching the economics of climate change. He has authored or co-authored three books, Tax Shift, Quantum Microeconomics, and Quantum Microeconomics with Calculus, as well as articles in popular and scholarly publications. He lives in Seattle, where he appears regularly at the Comedy Underground and runs a political comedy benefit show called Non-Profit Comedy that has raised more than $50,000 for local non-profits. He also serves as the Specialized Co-Editor for Miscellany of the journal Economic Inquiry.In 2008 his Supply Side World Tour included shows at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Bank for International Settlements, Harvard University and Oxford University. His website is
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