Economic Society Attends 2021 Winter Institute Economic Conference

Economic Society members, Hylarie Aka, Shrijana Chapagain, and Precious Umunna, and Co-Advisor Dr. T. J. Hansen attended the Winter Institute Economic Conference virtually on Thursday, February 4, 2021.  The event featured an Economic Outlook for Minnesota’s economy by panelists:  Dr. Laura Kalambokidis, Minnesota State Economist and Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota; Dr. Louis Johnston, Professor of […]

Undergraduate Economic Review publishes MSUM economics student’s research

Rebecca Weir, a May 2020 MSUM Economics graduate, joins students from the University of California, Berkeley, New York University, George Washington University, and Amherst College in having her undergraduate research selected for publication in Undergraduate Economic Review. Weir’s publication marks the eighth time since 2005 that this journal has published undergraduate research from the MSUM Economics program. Weir developed the […]

Economic Society attends 2020 Minnesota Economic Association Conference

Economic Society members, Alexander Peterson and Bradon Schlaefer, and Co-Advisor Dr. T. J. Hansen attended the Minnesota Economic Association Conference virtually on October 23, 2020. Dr. Lisa D. Cook, Michigan State University, delivered the keynote address, “Violence and Economic Activity: Evidence from African American Patents, 1870-1940,” and highlighted ongoing implications on economic growth and standards of living in the U.S.