Sound economic research is the foundation of a robust economic policy. With this thought in mind, the University of Minnesota and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis entered into a partnership 50 years ago that produced groundbreaking research. In August of 2019, the University celebrated this collaboration with the Four Horsemen of the Economic Revolution event.
For undergraduates Alex Djanin and Nikhil Saxena, the path to getting a PhD in economics starts with immersing themselves in research. Under the guidance of Assistant Professor Joseph Mullins, Djanin and Saxena are learning how to navigate through the research process.
The Greater Metro Auto Dealers Association worked with Professor Amil Petrin to understand the full impact of the annual spring event. Thousands of attendees spend on concessions, parking, hotels, and other tourist activities in conjuctions with the auto show. Daily per-person spending is on par with other high-profile events such as the Super Bowl and Final Four.