On September 21, dozens of Edward C. Prescott’s former students gathered for a conference covering topics such as affordable housing, Medicaid, tax policy, and bank regulation, that all tied back to contributions Prescott has made to the field of economics.
The University of Minnesota was proud to present Professor Anne Krueger, former chief economist at the World Bank, with an honorary degree for her invaluable contribution to economics. Her mentorship has inspired many students.
From the beginning of his academic career, economics senior Kazimier Smith has been able to dig in to research. “I think a lot of times research ideas come from places you wouldn’t think they come from,” he says.
Join us on December 6th for the 4th Annual Jon Goldstein Memorial Lecture on Economics and Environmental Policy featuring Gretchen Daily, Bing Professor of Environmental Science in the Department of Biology; Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute for the Environment; and Director of the Center for Conservation Biology at Stanford University.
Managing his own business and helping clients as a financial advisor, Naveen Sharma (BA '91, economics) takes complex information and makes it easier to understand, a skill he honed in his time as a student in CLA.