Economics program hosts Twin Cities alumni reunion

Alumni, current students, faculty members and guests of the MSUM Economics program were among more than 50 people gathered in the Twin Cities on April 25, 2019. Economics alumna Sarah Borgerding (2003) hosted current students and faculty members at HealthPartners in Bloomington, an organization offering both health insurance and care through more than 90 clinics and hospitals serving 1.2 million […]

Undergraduate Business and Economics Research Journal selects former MSUM Economics student’s research for publication

Matthew Dakken’s research, “Booyah! An Analysis of Mad Money Stock Recommendations,” is among five papers selected for publication in Spring 2018 and recently released by the Undergraduate Business and Economics Research Journal. Drs. T. J. Hansen and Oscar Flores served as his faculty research mentors at MSUM. Dakken is currently enrolled in the Master of Public Policy Program at the […]

MSU Moorhead holds 20th Student Academic Conference

Tuesday, April 17 | 8:30 a.m. – 3;30 p.m. | CMU Minnesota State University Moorhead’s 20th annual Andrew B. Conteh Student Academic Conference will take place Tuesday, April 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. throughout the Comstock Memorial Union. The conference is a showcase for scientific research conducted by students and will include more than 280 presentations on topics ranging […]

Matthew Dakken’s undergraduate research recognized by Minnesota Economic Association

Matthew Dakken’s paper, “Booyah! An Analysis of Mad Money Stock Recommendations,” placed third in the Term Paper division of the Minnesota Economic Association’s 2017 Undergraduate Student Paper Contest. Dakken, who is completing a major in Economics and minor in Political Science, is the first Minnesota State University Moorhead student to earn this distinction from the Minnesota Economic Association. 

Economics students present at Eastern Economic Association meetings

Three Economics students presented at the undergraduate student sessions of the Eastern Economic Association meetings in New York City. Cody Rittenhouse studied the relationship between business climate across states and poverty rates; Cody found that states with better business climate as measured by Forbes magazine have lower poverty rates. Aaron Vanyo developed a Genuine Progress Indicator for Minnesota. Matthew Dakken […]