Jun Li graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor in Economics in 2015. Since graduation, Jun has lived and worked across three continents. He is currently the Bytedance E-Commerce Team's project management officer. Available in more than 150 markets and 75 languages, Bytedance platforms and products (TikTok, Toutiao & Vigo Video) aim to help people discover the world and empower everyone to be a creator.
Robert Litterman, who received his PhD in Economics and was recently awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award, helped create a report commissioned by President Trump’s Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued dire warnings about climate change’s impact on financial markets.
Over spring break, six economics undergraduates visited Washington DC with graduate students in the Humphrey School, where they got the chance to explore Senator Amy Klobuchar’s office, meet Senator Tina Smith, and learn about the close relationship between economics and public policy.