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MEA Conference 2013: The People-Based Economy and Development Economics

Minnesota Economic Association (MEA)

Friday, October 25, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CDT)

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Event Details

8:30 a.m.     Registration and Continental Breakfast


 9:10 a.m.    Welcome and Introductory Comments

Eric Jensen, Provost, Hamline University

Rob Grunewald, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and MEA President


9:20 a.m.      Hurwicz Distinguished Lecture

Kevin Murphy, University of Chicago                              

The People-Based Economy


10:30 a.m.    Break


10:45 a.m.    Development Economics

            Moderator: Monica Gracia-Perez, St. Cloud State University


           Paul Glewwe, University of Minnesota

                       Human Capital Development in Developing Countries


Amy Damon, Macalester College

Supermarkets, Small Farmers, and International Migration: How Complex Structural Changes Affect Food Security


11:55 a.m.  Luncheon

            12:30 p.m. Presentation of Awards


            12:45 p.m. Business Meeting


            1:00 p.m.   Luncheon Speaker

Victor Matheson, College of the Holy Cross                                              

   Stadiums, Mega-Events, and Public Finance Follies


2:10 p.m. Doing business in China, India and South America

Session Moderator: Menna Bizuneh, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University


Bruce Corrie, Concordia University

Ed Lotterman, Augsburg College

Gabriel Manrique, Winona State University


3:20 p.m. Closing Remarks and Adjournment

            Rebecca Judge, St. Olaf College, incoming MEA President

Have questions about MEA Conference 2013: The People-Based Economy and Development Economics? Contact Minnesota Economic Association (MEA)

When & Where

Hamline University Sundin Music Hall
1536 Hewitt Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Friday, October 25, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CDT)

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