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 […]

2020 Economics graduate awarded assistantship to complete M.S. in Applied Economics

Rebecca Weir, a 2020 MSUM Economics graduate, has accepted a Graduate Assistantship at the University of Minnesota beginning in fall 2020. Weir’s award includes a tuition waiver, health insurance, and a monthly stipend as she completes an M.S. in Applied Economics. While at MSUM, Weir researched both the decline in milk consumption, where she presented her findings at the Eastern […]

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 […]

MSUM Economics program participates in National Association for Business Economics Conference

MSUM students (Zain Afsheen, Heriberto Diaz, Sarocha Promsombat, McKenna Togstad, and Rebecca Weir) joined Economics faculty members T. J. Hansen and Gregory Stutes in attending the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) Conference in Denver, CO from October 6-8, 2019. Highlights of the conference included a presentation by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, and multiple sessions featuring leaders from private […]

Curt Gudmundson Economics Undergraduate Student Colloquium

Wednesday, May 1 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | CB 105 You are invited to our first Curt Gudmundson Economics Undergraduate Student Colloquium on May 1 at 3:30 p.m. in the Center for Business 105. Streaming will be available as well. Students Adam Schutt and Rebecca Weir will present the results of their research. Adam studies whether, controlling for other variables, crimes rates are higher in Sanctuary Cities […]