Oscar Flores, Tonya Jo Hansen, and Economics alumni Rachel Hettich (’03) and Derek Hagen (’05) had the paper “Long-term Benefits of Undergraduate Research in Economics: A Dialogue” accepted for publication by the peer-reviewed journal Perspectives in Undergraduate Research and Mentoring. The paper describes the origin of undergraduate research in Economics at MSU Moorhead and the long-term benefits to the students […]
Six Economics majors are enrolled in graduate programs. From the class of 2013: Rachel Hettich – Purdue University, Applied Economics Anthony Lau – University of Minnesota, Regional Planning Ryan Daly – NDSU, Applied Economics Nick Enger – MSUM, Finance and Accounting
Economics Department 2010 alumnus, Jena Thompson, hosted ten MSUM Economics students (Cody Brandt, Kofi Boadu, Victoria Duncan, Jed Eix, Rachel Hettich, Jasmin Lam, Wen Kai Ling, Ilerioluwa Oyebanjo, Diamond Stokes, and You Wang) and four faculty members (Drs. Dobis, Greenley, Hansen, and Stutes) at the Cargill Office Center on April 19 in Wayzata, Minn.
Rachel Hettich, Victoria Duncan, and Cody Brandt presented at the Issues in Political Economy’s 20th annual conference. Hettich studied the impact of gasoline prices on obesity rates across the U.S.; teen pregnancy rates across Minnesota counties was the topic of Duncan’s paper; and Brandt studied the economic impact of NCAA sanctions on a university’s teams.
Rachel Hettich, originally from Roscoe, S.D., will participate in an exchange program with the University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom for spring semester 2012. She is a junior Economics major. Rachel is looking forward to studying economics in a different country to reveal new aspects of the concepts she has learned at MSUM. Her exchange experience is partially funded by donations […]