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 […]

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.

MSUM Economics program members attend St. Cloud Winter Institute Economic Conference

Dr. Oscar Flores and eleven members (Rebecca Weir, Michael LaTour, Heriberto Diaz, Danielle Caingcoy, Charles Pentz, Alex Peterson, Bradon Schlaefer, Charles Graf, Precious Umunna, Emma Darkwa, Sarocha Promsombat) of the MSUM Economic Society attended the 58th annual Winter Institute Economic Conference on February 20-21, 2020 in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The theme this year was, “Economic Climate, Changed.” Several economists and […]

MEA Annual Conference at Hamline University

Eight members of the MSUM Economic Society attended the Minnesota Economics Association Annual Conference at Hamline University on October 26. They left the day before in order to do the Registration at 8:30 a.m. Some of the trending topics discussed were Parental Caregiving and the Labor Market Behavior of Women, The Labor Market Effects of Immigration, and Race-Neutrality. Not to […]